Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : vino vulnerability (USN-1980-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jonathan Claudius discovered that Vino incorrectly handled closing
invalid connections. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
Vino to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.

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 vino package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70255 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62443

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5745

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