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Ubuntu: USN-2789-1 (CVE-2015-8025): XScreenSaver vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-2789-1 (CVE-2015-8025): XScreenSaver vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/03/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/10/2015
Modified
09/19/2017

Description

driver/subprocs.c in XScreenSaver before 5.34 does not properly perform an internal consistency check, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by hot swapping monitors.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-xscreensaver

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