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Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 13:51:29 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- xscreensaver -- exits when

----- 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:
> [1]
> [2]

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.



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