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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2007-5585 399 2007-10-19 2008-09-05
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
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.
2 CVE-2007-1859 287 Bypass 2007-05-02 2012-11-05
User Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
XScreenSaver 4.10, when using a remote directory service for credentials, does not properly handle the results from the getpwuid function in drivers/lock.c when there is no network connectivity, which causes XScreenSaver to crash and unlock the screen and allows local users to bypass authentication.
3 CVE-2004-2655 2004-12-31 2010-08-21
None Remote High Not required Complete None None
rdesktop 1.3.1 with xscreensaver 4.14, and possibly other versions, when running on Fedora and possibly other platforms, does not release the keyboard focus when xscreensaver starts, which causes the password to be entered into the active window when the user unlocks the screen.
4 CVE-2003-1294 2003-12-31 2010-08-21
None Local Low Not required None Partial None
Xscreensaver before 4.15 creates temporary files insecurely in (1) driver/passwd-kerberos.c, (2) driver/xscreensaver-getimage-video, (3) driver/, and the (4) vidwhacker and (5) webcollage screensavers, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
5 CVE-2003-0885 2003-12-31 2008-09-05
None Remote Low Not required None Partial Partial
Xscreensaver 4.14 contains certain debugging code that should have been omitted, which causes Xscreensaver to create temporary files insecurely in the (1) apple2, (2) xanalogtv, and (3) pong screensavers, and allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
Total number of vulnerabilities : 5   Page : 1 (This Page)
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