Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : vino vulnerability (USN-1701-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63666
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Vino incorrectly transmitted clipboard activity before authenticating the remote connection. A remote attacker could connect to Vino and monitor clipboard activity.
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SolutionUpdate the affected vino package.