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CVE-2004-2655 Detail

Description

rdesktop 1.3.1 with xscreensaver 4.14, and possibly other versions, when running on Fedora and possibly other platforms, does not release the keyboard focus when xscreensaver starts, which causes the password to be entered into the active window when the user unlocks the screen.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: XScreenSaver, XScreenSaver, 4.18

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060602-01-U.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016150
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016151
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-107.htm
http://www.derkeiler.com/Newsgroups/comp.os.linux.security/2004-08/0018.html
http://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/changelog.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:071
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0498.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17471 Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188149
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10096
https://usn.ubuntu.com/269-1/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10096
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10096

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2655
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018