Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that the notify feature in gnome-screensaver could
let a local attacker read the clipboard contents of a locked session
by using Ctrl-V. (CVE-2007-6389)
Alan Matsuoka discovered that gnome-screensaver did not properly
handle network outages when using a remote authentication service.
During a network interruption, or by disconnecting the network cable,
a local attacker could gain access to locked sessions. (CVE-2008-0887).
Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36364 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6389CVE-2008-0887
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