Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 2013-10-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (vino) RHSA-2013:1452 2013-10-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 vino Not affected