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CVE-2010-0422 Detail

Current Description

gnome-screensaver 2.28.x before 2.28.3 does not properly synchronize the state of screen locking and the unlock dialog in situations involving a change to the number of monitors, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation by connecting and disconnecting monitors multiple times, a related issue to CVE-2010-0414.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-screensaver/2.28/gnome-screensaver-2.28.3.news
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-screensaver/commit/?id=271ae93d7b140b8ba40d77f9e4ce894e5fd1b554
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-screensaver/commit/?id=d4dcbd65a2df3c093c4e3a74bbbc75383eb9eadb
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-screensaver/commit/?id=f93a22c175090cf02e80bc3ee676b53f1251f685
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035115.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126601292400764&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38248
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=609789
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=564464
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56364

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:screensaver:2.28.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:screensaver:2.28.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:screensaver:2.28.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0422
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017