Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : xorg-server, xorg-server-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-1803-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 66022
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that the X.Org X server did not properly clear input events in certain circumstances. A local attacker with physical access could use this flaw to capture keystrokes.
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SolutionUpdate the affected xserver-xorg-core and / or xserver-xorg-core-lts-quantal packages.