Fedora 12 : gnome-screensaver-2.28.2-1.fc12 (2010-1556)
High Nessus Plugin ID 47263
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
Descriptiongnome-screensaver currently doesn't deal with monitors getting removed properly. If the unlock dialog is on the removed monitor then the unlock dialog and its associated keyboard grab are not moved to an existing monitor when the monitor removal is processed. This means that users can gain access to the locked system by placing the mouse pointer on an external monitor and then disconnect the external monitor. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=609337
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnome-screensaver package.