Ubuntu 14.04 : unity vulnerabilities (USN-2184-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Frédéric Bardy discovered that Unity incorrectly filtered keyboard
shortcuts when the screen was locked. A local attacker could possibly
use this issue to run commands, and unlock the current session.

Giovanni Mellini discovered that Unity could display the Dash in
certain conditions when the screen was locked. A local attacker could
possibly use this issue to run commands, and unlock the current
session.

Solution :

Update the affected unity package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73785 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67116
67117

CVE ID: