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USN-2741-1: Unity Settings Daemon vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/17/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The Unity Settings Daemon before 14.04.0+14.04.20150825-0ubuntu2 and 15.04.x before 15.04.1+15.04.20150408-0ubuntu1.2 does not properly detect if the screen is locked, which allows physically proximate attackers to mount removable media while the screen is locked as demonstrated by inserting a USB thumb drive.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-unity-settings-daemon

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