Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : vino vulnerabilities (USN-1128-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 55089
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionKevin Chen discovered that Vino incorrectly handled certain client framebuffer requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Vino to crash, leading to a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected vino package.