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CVE-2007-3920 Detail

Description

GNOME screensaver 2.20 in Ubuntu 7.10, when used with Compiz, does not properly reserve input focus, which allows attackers with physical access to take control of the session after entering an Alt-Tab sequence, a related issue to CVE-2007-3069.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/21/2008)

This issue affected Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with a low security impact. An update to the compiz package was released to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0485.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00002.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0485.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26188 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-537-1 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-537-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=357071
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=363061
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37410
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10192
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00811.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00841.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10192
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10192

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3920
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017