Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 11:11:07 -0600 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: gnome-screensaver termination by pressing "Enter" * [2010-03-05 10:09:58 +0100] Marcus Meissner wrote: >Can someone, Stephen, assign a CVE id please? Please use CVE-2010-0732 for this issue. Also note that our maintainer looked at this and indicates this is a bug in GTK+, not gnome-screensaver, and that this commit actually corrects the problem: http://git.gnome.org/browse/gtk+/commit/?id=0748cf563d0d0d03001a62589f13be16a8ec06c1 See the comments in our bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565527#c3 >On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:53:24AM +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote: >> Hi, >> >> Yesterday an article was published by Heise News (a german IT magazine) >> that said that the Gnome Screensaver in openSUSE 11.2 is unlockable by >> just pressing the "return" key for some time. >> >> The issue as far as we know is the following: >> >> The unlock dialog shakes if you enter the wrong password. On the last try, >> this dialog is also hidden again (so screen is blanked). >> >> There is race condition between these two actions which can lead to an X error >> which aborts the screensaver (and so unlocks the screen). >> >> It is fixed in gnome-screensaver 2.28.1 release. >> >> References: >> >> The fixing commit in the 2.28 branch: >> http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-screensaver/commit/?h=gnome-2-28&id=98f8a22412cf388217fd5b88915eadd274d68520 >> >> The news article (in german): >> http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Gnome-Bildschirmsperre-in-OpenSuse-Linux-wirkungslos-928580.html >> >> The GNOME upstream bug: >> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=598476 >> >> I think this does not have a CVE id yet, so please someone allocate one. >> >> I am not sure when this shaking was introduced, but it might be pretty new. >> >> Ciao, Marcus > >-- >Working, but not speaking, for the following german company: >SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg) -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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