Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : libdmx vulnerability (USN-1852-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66816

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Ilja van Sprundel discovered multiple security issues in various X.org libraries and components. An attacker could use these issues to cause applications to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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Solution

Update the affected libdmx1 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1852-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66816

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1852-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/6/2013

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdmx1, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/15/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1992

BID: 60142

USN: 1852-1