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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3452

gnome-screensaver 3.4.x before 3.4.4 and 3.5.x before 3.5.4, when multiple screens are used, only locks the screen with the active focus, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation.
Publish Date : 2012-08-07 Last Update Date : 2012-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-3452

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Screensaver 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Screensaver 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Screensaver 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Screensaver 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Screensaver 4

- References For CVE-2012-3452
MLIST [oss-security] 20120803 gnome-screensaver 3.4.2 locked only active screen
MLIST [oss-security] 20120803 Re: gnome-screensaver 3.4.2 locked only active screen CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3452

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