Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 15:41:53 +0200 From: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: steffen.joeris@...lelinux.de Subject: Re: CVE id request: xscreensaver On Sun, 25 May 2008 18:29:13 +1000 Steffen Joeris <steffen.joeris@...lelinux.de> wrote: > Pierre Habouzit discovered that resizing with the xrandr tool can > crash xscreensaver. > > Debian Bug report: > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=482385 > > 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 xscreensaver. -- Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team
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