Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnome-screensaver (MDVSA-2008:135)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 37945


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was found in gnome-screensaver 2.20.0 that could possibly allow a local user to read the clipboard contents and X selection data for a locked session by using CTRL-V (CVE-2007-6389).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 37945

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-135.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

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:mandriva:linux:gnome-screensaver, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6389

MDVSA: 2008:135