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gnome-screensaver privilege escalation
Published:14.04.2008
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:8899
Type:local
Threat Level:
5/10
Description:getpwuid() exceptional conditions are not handled.
Affected:GNOME : gnome-screensaver 2.20
CVE:CVE-2008-0887 (gnome-screensaver before 2.22.1, when a remote authentication server is enabled, crashes upon an unlock attempt during a network outage, which allows physically proximate attackers to gain access to the locked session, a related issue to CVE-2007-1859.)
Original documentdocumentGENTOO, [ GLSA 200804-12 ] gnome-screensaver: Privilege escalation (14.04.2008)

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