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From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1701-1] Vino vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2013 13:30:14 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1701-1
January 22, 2013

vino vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Vino could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- vino: VNC server for GNOME

Details:

It was discovered that Vino incorrectly transmitted clipboard activity
before authenticating the remote connection. A remote attacker could
connect to Vino and monitor clipboard activity.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10:
  vino                            3.6.0-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  vino                            3.4.2-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 11.10:
  vino                            3.2.0-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  vino                            2.28.2-0ubuntu2.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1701-1
  CVE-2012-4429

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/3.6.0-0ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/3.4.2-0ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/3.2.0-0ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/2.28.2-0ubuntu2.2
 
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