gnome-screensaver vulnerabilities

2008-11-11T00:00:00
ID USN-669-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2008-11-11T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that the notify feature in gnome-screensaver could let
a local attacker read the clipboard contents of a locked session by
using Ctrl-V. (CVE-2007-6389)

Alan Matsuoka discovered that gnome-screensaver did not properly handle
network outages when using a remote authentication service. During a
network interruption, or by disconnecting the network cable, a local
attacker could gain access to locked sessions. (CVE-2008-0887)