Ubuntu 12.10 : remote-login-service vulnerability (USN-1624-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 62818
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Remote Login Service incorrectly purged account information when switching users. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly obtain sensitive information.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected remote-login-service package.