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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:screensaver:2.26.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

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