It was discovered that in certain circumstances Unity failed tosuccessfully grab the keyboard when switching to the lock screen. A localattacker could possibly use this issue to run commands, and unlock thecurrent session. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make allthe necessary changes. LP: 1349128
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