Fedora 8 : gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-11.fc8 (2008-2872)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update addresses CVE-2007-6389 a flaw where the contents of the
user's clipboard can be accessed from the 'Leave Message' feature
within the lock screen dialog.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31750 (fedora_2008-2872.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6389

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