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CVE-2014-1949 Detail

Current Description

GTK+ 3.10.9 and earlier, as used in cinnamon-screensaver, gnome-screensaver, and other applications, allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by pressing the menu button.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0374.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/327
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/331
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:162
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2475-1
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=759145
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1064695
https://github.com/linuxmint/cinnamon-screensaver/issues/44

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linuxmint:linux_mint:17.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gtk:gtk\+:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.10.9

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1949
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/13/2015