Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : libx11 vulnerabilities (USN-1854-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66818

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.

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.

Solution

Update the affected libx11-6 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1854-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66818

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1854-1.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/06

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libx11-6, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, 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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1981, CVE-2013-1997, CVE-2013-2004

BID: 60120, 60122, 60146

USN: 1854-1