Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that gnome-screensaver did not correctly lock all
screens when monitors get hotplugged. An attacker with physical access
could use this flaw to gain access to a locked session.
It was discovered that gnome-screensaver did not correctly handle
keyboard grab when monitors get hotplugged. An attacker with physical
access could use this flaw to gain access to a locked session. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 9.10. (CVE-2010-0422).
Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 45016 ()
Bugtraq ID: 38254
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0285CVE-2010-0422
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