Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-412-1
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Dean Gaudet discovered that the GeoIP update tool did not validate the filename responses from the update server. A malicious server, or man-in-the-middle system posing as a server, could write to arbitrary files with user privileges.
geoip vulnerability on Ubuntu 5.10 , Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10
Updated on 2015-03-25