Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that xscreensaver did not correctly validate the
return values from network authentication systems such as LDAP or NIS.
A local attacker could bypass a locked screen if they were able to
interrupt network connectivity.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28075 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1859CVE-2008-0887
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