CVE-2009-4642 Detail

Current Description

gnome-screensaver 2.26.1 relies on the gnome-session D-Bus interface to determine session idle time, even when an Xfce desktop such as Xubuntu or Mythbuntu is used, which allows physically proximate attackers to access an unattended workstation on which screen locking had been intended.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=536381
http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5927
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=592093
https://launchpad.net/bugs/411350
https://launchpad.net/bugs/493573

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4642
NVD Published Date:
02/11/2010
NVD Last Modified:
03/22/2010
Source:
MITRE