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USN-898-1: gnome-screensaver vulnerability

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USN-898-1: 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 before 2.28.2 allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation by moving the mouse position to an external monitor and then disconnecting that monitor.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gnome-screensaver

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