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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   XScreenSaver Vendors:   Sun
XScreenSaver X Resize and Rotate Flaw Lets Physically Local Users View Portions of the Locked Screen
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022936
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022936
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3432   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 6 2009
Original Entry Date:  Sep 23 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in XScreenSaver. A physically local user can view portions of the locked screen.

A physically local user can exploit a flaw in the X Resize and Rotate (RandR) extension to view portions of the locked screen.

Impact:   A physically local user can view portions of the locked screen.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 120094-26 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_112 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 120095-26 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_112 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-249646-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-249646-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10, OpenSolaris

Message History:   None.


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