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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.67048
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-907-1 (gnome-screensaver)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-907-1 (gnome-screensaver)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to gnome-screensaver
announced via advisory USN-907-1.

Details follow:

It was discovered that gnome-screensaver did not correctly lock all screens
when monitors get hotplugged. An attacker with physical access could use
this flaw to gain access to a locked session. (CVE-2010-0285)

It was discovered that gnome-screensaver did not correctly handle keyboard
grab when monitors get hotplugged. An attacker with physical access could
use this flaw to gain access to a locked session. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 9.10. (CVE-2010-0422)

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.10:
gnome-screensaver 2.24.0-0ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 9.04:
gnome-screensaver 2.24.0-0ubuntu6.1

Ubuntu 9.10:
gnome-screensaver 2.28.0-0ubuntu3.5

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effect
the necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-907-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0285
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:093
BugTraq ID: 38254
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38254
XForce ISS Database: screensaver-monitor-setup-sec-bypass(56366)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/56366
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0422
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126601292400764&w=2
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035115.html
BugTraq ID: 38248
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38248
http://secunia.com/advisories/38565
http://secunia.com/advisories/38583
XForce ISS Database: gnome-screensaver-monitor-sec-bypass(56364)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/56364
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2010 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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