Fedora 7 : gnome-screensaver-2.18.2-3.fc7 (2008-2818)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 31744


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 31744

File Name: fedora_2008-2818.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/04/04

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnome-screensaver, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6389

FEDORA: 2008-2818