Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : libxrandr, libxrandr-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-1862-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66826

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

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 libxrandr-ltsq2 and / or libxrandr2 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1862-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66826

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1862-1.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/06

Updated: 2019/09/19

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:libxrandr-ltsq2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libxrandr2, 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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1986

BID: 60129

USN: 1862-1