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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58244
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0322
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0322.

XScreenSaver is a collection of screensavers.

Alex Yamauchi discovered a flaw in the way XScreenSaver verifies user
passwords. When a system is using a remote directory service for login
credentials, a local attacker may be able to cause a network outage causing
XScreenSaver to crash, unlocking the screen. (CVE-2007-1859)

Users of XScreenSaver should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0322.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.6

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1859
BugTraq ID: 23783
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23783
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200705-14.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:097
http://osvdb.org/35531
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11459
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0322.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017996
http://secunia.com/advisories/25065
http://secunia.com/advisories/25105
http://secunia.com/advisories/25116
http://secunia.com/advisories/25118
http://secunia.com/advisories/25119
http://secunia.com/advisories/25225
http://secunia.com/advisories/25610
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:009 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_9_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-474-1
XForce ISS Database: xscreensaver-getpwuid-authentication-bypass(34054)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34054
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