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Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 16:54:09 +0200
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: xscreensaver

Hi Tomas,
* Tomas Hoger <> [2008-05-25 15:52]:
> 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
> xscreensaver.

I don't see any, looks more like an normal application bug to me.

Kind regards
Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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