Scientific Linux Security Update : clutter on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 85071


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


A flaw was found in the way clutter processed certain mouse and touch gestures. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the screen lock.

After installing the update, all applications using clutter must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85071

File Name: sl_20150727_clutter_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/29

Modified: 2015/08/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3213