Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
LoÃ¯c Minier discovered that xvfb-run did not correctly keep the X.org
session cookie private. A local attacker could gain access to any
local sessions started by xvfb-run. Ubuntu 9.10 was not affected.
It was discovered that the X.org server did not correctly handle
certain calculations. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash
the X.org session or possibly run arbitrary code with root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 46672 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3482839758
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1573CVE-2010-1166
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