Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-407-1
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Liu Qishuai discovered a buffer overflow in the /proc parsing routines in libgtop. By creating and running a process in a specially crafted long path and tricking an user into running gnome-system-monitor, an attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
libgtop2 vulnerability on Ubuntu 5.10 , Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10
Updated on 2015-03-25