Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 13:51:29 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- xscreensaver -- exits when activated ----- Original Message ----- > Hello, Josh, Steve, vendors, > > it was found that xscreensaver terminated, when it was activated upon > launch. A local proximate attacker could use this deficiency to access > resources, which should be otherwise protected by authentication. > > References: >  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=627382 >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=703483 > Please use CVE-2011-2187. This deserves an ID as the error probably won't happen until a few minutes afer a user leaves the keyboard. Thanks. -- JB
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