Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : compiz-fusion-plugins-main (MDVSA-2009:278)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42133


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in compiz-fusion-plugins-main :

The Expo plugin in Compiz Fusion 0.7.8 allows local users with physical access to drag the screen saver aside and access the locked desktop by using Expo mouse shortcuts, a related issue to CVE-2007-3920 (CVE-2008-6514).

This update fixes this vulnerability.


Update the affected compiz-fusion-plugins-main and / or compiz-fusion-plugins-main-devel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42133

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-278.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/10/15

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:compiz-fusion-plugins-main, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:compiz-fusion-plugins-main-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6514

BID: 32712

MDVSA: 2009:278

CWE: 264