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

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 :

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.

Solution :

Update the affected vino package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70255 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62443

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5745