This vulnerability is 8 years 2 months and 28 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Vulnerability DescriptionTavis Ormandy discovered multiple flaws in the GNU C Library's handling of the LD_AUDIT environment variable when running a privileged binary. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3847, CVE-2010-3856).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.
CVE ReferencesCVE-2010-3847 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2010-3856 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2011-0536 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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