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USN-907-1: gnome-screensaver vulnerabilities

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USN-907-1: gnome-screensaver vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
Published
02/24/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

gnome-screensaver 2.14.3, 2.22.2, 2.27.x, 2.28.0, and 2.28.3, when the X configuration enables the extend screen option, allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking, access an unattended workstation, and view half of the GNOME desktop by attaching an external monitor.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gnome-screensaver

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