Ubuntu 12.10 : remote-login-service vulnerability (USN-1624-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Remote Login Service incorrectly purged account
information when switching users. A local attacker could use this
issue to possibly obtain sensitive information.

Solution :

Update the affected remote-login-service package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62818 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0959