USN-1980-1: Vino vulnerability
30 September 2013
Vino could be made to hang if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- vino - VNC server for GNOME
Jonathan Claudius discovered that Vino incorrectly handled closing invalid
connections. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Vino to
consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.