Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : xorg vulnerability (USN-1349-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the X wrapper incorrectly checked certain
console permissions when launched by unprivileged users. An attacker
connected remotely could use this flaw to start X, bypassing the
console permissions check.

Solution :

Update the affected xserver-xorg package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57707 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51082

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4613