Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : xinit vulnerability (USN-364-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A race condition existed that would allow other local users to see
error messages generated during another user's X session. This could
allow potentially sensitive information to be leaked.

Solution :

Update the affected xinit package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27944 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5214