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USN-537-1: gnome-screensaver vulnerability

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USN-537-1: gnome-screensaver vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/29/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

GNOME screensaver 2.20 in Ubuntu 7.10, when used with Compiz, does not properly reserve input focus, which allows attackers with physical access to take control of the session after entering an Alt-Tab sequence, a related issue to CVE-2007-3069.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gnome-screensaver

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