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CVE-2007-5585

Published: 19 October 2007

xscreensaver 5.03 and earlier, when running without xscreensaver-gl-extras (GL extras) installed, crashes when /usr/bin/xscreensaver-gl-helper does not exist and a user attempts to unlock the screen, which allows attackers with physical access to gain access to the locked session.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
xscreensaver
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
edgy Needed
(reached end-of-life)
feisty Needed
(reached end-of-life)
gutsy Needed
(reached end-of-life)
hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable

jaunty Not vulnerable

karmic Not vulnerable

lucid Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (5.04)