Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that the xrdb utility incorrectly
filtered crafted hostnames. An attacker could use this flaw with a
malicious DHCP server or with a remote xdmcp login and execute
arbitrary code, resulting in root privilege escalation.
Update the affected x11-xserver-utils package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true