Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : xserver-xorg-video-qxl vulnerability (USN-1714-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the QXL graphics driver incorrectly handled
terminated connections. An attacker that could connect to a guest
using SPICE and the QXL graphics driver could cause the guest to hang
or crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected xserver-xorg-video-qxl package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64481 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57637

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0241