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RHSA-2008:0485: compiz security update

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RHSA-2008:0485: compiz security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/29/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/21/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Compiz is an OpenGL-based window and compositing manager.Most screen savers create a top-level fullscreen window to cover thedesktop, and grab the input with that window. Compiz has an option toun-redirect that window, but in some cases, this breaks the grab andcompromises the locked screen. (CVE-2007-3920)Users of compiz are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichremove this option to resolve this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-compiz
  • redhat-upgrade-compiz-devel

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