Debian DSA-2238-1 : vino - several vulnerabilities

low Nessus Plugin ID 54588
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Kevin Chen discovered that incorrect processing of framebuffer requests in the Vino VNC server could lead to denial of service.


Upgrade the vino packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.28.2-2+squeeze1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 54588

File Name: debian_DSA-2238.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vino, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0904, CVE-2011-0905

BID: 47681

DSA: 2238