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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8025: xscreensaver aborts when unpluging second monitor cable when asking password

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8025: xscreensaver aborts when unpluging second monitor cable when asking password

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/10/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

driver/subprocs.c in XScreenSaver before 5.34 does not properly perform an internal consistency check, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by hot swapping monitors.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xscreensaver

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