Ubuntu 13.10 : lightdm vulnerability (USN-2012-1)

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 :

Christian Prim discovered that Light Display Manager incorrectly
applied the AppArmor security profile when the Guest account is used.
A local attacker could use this issue to possibly gain access to
sensitive information.

Solution :

Update the affected lightdm package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70782 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63291

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4459