openSUSE 10 Security Update : xscreensaver (xscreensaver-5333)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Following security problem is fixed by this patch :

CVE-2008-1683: When getpwuid() fails (due to dropped network on NIS
accounts) fail instead of silently disabling locking (and just

Solution :

Update the affected xscreensaver package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33742 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0887

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