Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnome-screensaver (MDVSA-2008:132)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was found in gnome-screensaver prior to 2.22.1 when a
remote authentication server was enabled. During a network outage,
gnome-screensaver would crash upon an unlock attempt, allowing
physically local users to gain access to locked sessions
(CVE-2008-0887).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37475 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-132.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28575

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0887

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