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CVE-2014-5195 Detail

Current Description

Unity before 7.2.3 and 7.3.x before 7.3.1, as used in Ubuntu, does not properly take focus of the keyboard when switching to the lock screen, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by (1) leveraging a machine that had text selected when locking or (2) resuming from a suspension.

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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68987
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2303-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/7.2/+bug/1349128
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95199

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ayatana_project:unity:7.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ayatana_project:unity:7.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ayatana_project:unity:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
7.2.2
 cpe:2.3:a:ayatana_project:unity:7.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5195
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017