SuSE 11 Security Update : compiz (SAT Patch Number 2005)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50487


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


The expo plugin in Compiz Fusion allowed local users with physical access to bypass the screen-saver by just dragging it aside.
(CVE-2008-6514: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.2). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 2005.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50487

File Name: suse_11_compiz-fusion-plugins-main-100217.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/11/05

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:compiz-fusion-plugins-main, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6514

CWE: 264