Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gtk+2.0 (MDVSA-2010:109)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and fixed in gtk+2.0 :

gdk/gdkwindow.c in GTK+ before 2.18.5, as used in gnome-screensaver
before 2.28.1, performs implicit paints on windows of type
GDK_WINDOW_FOREIGN, which triggers an X error in certain circumstances
and consequently allows physically proximate attackers to bypass
screen locking and access an unattended workstation by pressing the
Enter key many times (CVE-2010-0732).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149&products_id=4
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This update fixes this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46743 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-109.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38211

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0732

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