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Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 15:41:53 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: xscreensaver

On Sun, 25 May 2008 18:29:13 +1000 Steffen Joeris
<> wrote:

> Pierre Habouzit discovered that resizing with the xrandr tool can
> crash xscreensaver.
> Debian Bug report:
> The tested version of xscreensaver is 5.05-1, but at the moment there
> is no reason to assume that the bug did not exist in previous
> versions.

Is there any known attack vector crossing trust boundary?  Usage of
xrandr should be fully under the control of the user running

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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