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) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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