Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnome-screensaver (MDVSA-2008:132)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37475
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnome-screensaver package.