Kevin Chen discovered that Vino incorrectly handled certain client framebuffer requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Vino to crash, leading to a denial of service. Updated packages are available from security.ubuntu.com.
========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1128-1 May 02, 2011 vino vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 11.04 - Ubuntu 10.10 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Summary: An attacker could send crafted input to Vino and cause it to crash. Software Description: - vino: VNC server for GNOME Details: Kevin Chen discovered that Vino incorrectly handled certain client framebuffer requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Vino to crash, leading to a denial of service. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 11.04: vino 2.32.1-0ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 10.10: vino 2.32.0-0ubuntu1.2 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: vino 2.28.2-0ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: vino 2.22.2-0ubuntu1.1 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2011-0904, CVE-2011-0905 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/2.32.1-0ubuntu2.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/2.32.0-0ubuntu1.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/2.28.2-0ubuntu2.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/2.22.2-0ubuntu1.1