Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : xorg-server, xorg-server-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-1803-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the X.Org X server did not properly clear input
events in certain circumstances. A local attacker with physical access
could use this flaw to capture keystrokes.

Solution :

Update the affected xserver-xorg-core and / or
xserver-xorg-core-lts-quantal packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66022 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1940