openSUSE 10 Security Update : gnome-screensaver (gnome-screensaver-5506)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 33896


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of gnome-screensaver disallows local users to read the contents of the clipboard for a locked screen using ctrl-v.


Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 33896

File Name: suse_gnome-screensaver-5506.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/08/15

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:gnome-screensaver, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6389