FreeBSD : xlockmore -- local exploit (57652765-18aa-11e2-8382-00a0d181e71d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62611


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Ignatios Souvatzis of NetBSD reports :

Due to an error in the dclock screensaver in xlockmore, users who explicitly use this screensaver or a random mix of screensavers using something like 'xlockmore -mode random' may have their screen unlocked unexpectedly at a random time.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62611

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5765276518aa11e2838200a0d181e71d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/10/18

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-xlockmore, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:xlockmore, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4524