Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 : ltsp vulnerability (USN-610-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Christian Herzog discovered that it was possible to connect to any
LTSP client's X session over the network. A remote attacker could
eavesdrop on X events, read window contents, and record keystrokes,
possibly gaining access to private information.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32190 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1293

Ready to Scan Unlimited IPs & Run Compliance Checks?

Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!

Buy Now

Combine the Power of Nessus with the Ease of Cloud

Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!

Begin Free Trial