Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : libxi vulnerabilities (USN-1859-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66823
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIlja 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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SolutionUpdate the affected libxi6 package.