Intrusion Prevention

GNOME.Vino.VNC.Server.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in GNOME Project Vino.
The vulnerability is due to an error when vulnerable software handles a crafted authentication request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

GNOME Project Vino 3.9.x prior to 3.9.92
GNOME Project Vino 3.x prior to 3.8.2

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/distributor-list/2013-September/msg00001.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-5745