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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3203

Unity before 7.2.1, as used in Ubuntu 14.04, does not properly restrict access to the Dash when the lock screen is active, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen and execute arbitrary commands, as demonstrated by pressing the SUPER key before the screen auto-locks.
Publish Date : 2014-05-06 Last Update Date : 2014-05-07
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3203

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Ayatana Project Unity 7.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ayatana Project Unity 7
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1

- References For CVE-2014-3203
MLIST [oss-security] 20140429 Re: Ubuntu 14.04: security problem in the lock screen
MLIST [oss-security] 20140503 Re: Ubuntu 14.04: security problem in the lock screen CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3203

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