Scientific Linux Security Update : vino on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A denial of service flaw was found in the way Vino handled certain
authenticated requests from clients that were in the deferred state. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to make the vino-server process
enter an infinite loop when processing those incoming requests.
(CVE-2013-5745)

The GNOME session must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for
this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?373c4116

Solution :

Update the affected vino and / or vino-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70578 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5745