CVE-2013-4509 Detail

Current Description

The default configuration of IBUS 1.5.4, and possibly 1.5.2 and earlier, when IBus.InputPurpose.PASSWORD is not set and used with GNOME 3, does not obscure the entered password characters, which allows physically proximate attackers to obtain a user password by reading the lockscreen.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00036.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00024.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-01/msg00045.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1027028
https://code.google.com/p/mozc/issues/attachmentText?id=199&aid=1990002000&name=ibus-mozc_support_ibus-1.5.4_rev2.diff&token=P62umpXGXx68XJT6zyvBA727wqE%3A1383693105690 Patch 
https://github.com/ibus/ibus-anthy/commit/6aae0a9f145f536515e268dd6b25aa740a5edfe7 Patch 
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ibus-user/mvCHDO1BJUw

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4509
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.