SuSE 10 Security Update : gnome-screensave (ZYPP Patch Number 4284)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29445


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


Memory corruption made the gnome-screensaver process crash when the screen was locked, leaving the desktop accessible to anyone without having to enter a password. This fixes this memory corruption, as confirmed by internal testing.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4284.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29445

File Name: suse_gnome-screensaver-4284.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/13