CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-04-21
CWE: CWE-400
Bugzilla: 910082: CVE-2013-5745 vino: denial of service flaw


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The vino_server_client_data_pending function in vino-server.c in GNOME Vino 2.26.1, 2.32.1, 3.7.3, and earlier, and 3.8 when encryption is disabled, does not properly clear client data when an error causes the connection to close during authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, CPU and disk consumption) via multiple crafted requests during authentication.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5745 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (vino) RHSA-2013:1452 October 22, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (vino) RHSA-2013:1452 October 22, 2013

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