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USN-866-1: gnome-screensaver vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/11/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

gnome-screensaver 2.28.0 does not resume adherence to its activation settings after an inhibiting application becomes unavailable on the session bus, which allows physically proximate attackers to access an unattended workstation on which screen locking had been intended.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gnome-screensaver

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