Ubuntu Security Notice USN-268-1
6th April, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 5.10
- Ubuntu 5.04
Marcus Meissner discovered a buffer overflow in the http_peek()
function. By tricking an user into opening a specially crafted
playlist URL with Kaffeine, a remote attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 5.10:
- Ubuntu 5.04:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.