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CVE-2010-0732

Published: 19 March 2010

gdk/gdkwindow.c in GTK+ before 2.18.5, as used in gnome-screensaver before 2.28.1, performs implicit paints on windows of type GDK_WINDOW_FOREIGN, which triggers an X error in certain circumstances and consequently allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation by pressing the Enter key many times.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
gtk+2.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable

jaunty Not vulnerable

karmic Not vulnerable
(fixed in gnome-screensaver 2.28.0-0ubuntu2)
upstream
Released (2.18.5)