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QXL Graphics Driver Vulnerability Fixed in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On February 5, Canonical published in a security notice details about a QXL graphics driver vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 11.10 operating systems.

According to Canonical, Guests using the QXL graphics driver could be caused to hang or crash.

It was discovered that the QXL graphics driver incorrectly handled terminated connections. An attacker that could connect to a guest using SPICE and the QXL graphics driver could cause the guest to hang or crash, resul… (read more)

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