Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : libvdpau vulnerabilities (USN-2729-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Florian Weimer discovered that libvdpau incorrectly handled certain
environment variables. A local attacker could possibly use this issue
to gain privileges.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libvdpau1 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85797 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5198
CVE-2015-5199
CVE-2015-5200

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