Fedora 16 : xlockmore-5.40-3.fc16 (2012-16490)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62823


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fixed 'CVE-2012-4524 xlockmore: Screensaver crash (screen lock bypass) when 'dclock' mode used'

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.


Update the affected xlockmore package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62823

File Name: fedora_2012-16490.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/07

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xlockmore, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4524

BID: 56169

FEDORA: 2012-16490