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

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.

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

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70578 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5745