SuSE 10 Security Update : xscreensaver (ZYPP Patch Number 3241)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

xscreensaver could crash under certain circumstances causing the
screen to unlock. That could happen for example when LDAP is used for
authentication and the network connection gets interrupted for a long
time. (CVE-2007-1859)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1859.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 3241.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29611 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1859

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