Executive Summary

Name CVE-2010-0414 First vendor Publication 2010-02-11
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2010-02-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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gnome-screensaver before 2.28.2 allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation by moving the mouse position to an external monitor and then disconnecting that monitor.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0414

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12872
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12872
Title: USN-898-1 -- gnome-screensaver vulnerability
Description: It was discovered that gnome-screensaver did not correctly handle monitor hotplugging. An attacker with physical access could cause gnome-screensaver to crash and gain access to the locked session.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-898-1
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 9.10
Product(s): gnome-screensaver
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 9

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-03-02 Name : Fedora Update for gnome-screensaver FEDORA-2010-1556
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_1556_gnome-screensaver_fc12.nasl
2010-03-02 Name : Fedora Update for gnome-screensaver FEDORA-2010-1855
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_1855_gnome-screensaver_fc12.nasl
2010-02-19 Name : Mandriva Update for gnome-screensaver MDVSA-2010:040 (gnome-screensaver)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_040.nasl
2010-02-18 Name : FreeBSD Ports: gnome-screensaver
File : nvt/freebsd_gnome-screensaver.nasl
2010-02-15 Name : Ubuntu Update for gnome-screensaver vulnerability USN-898-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_898_1.nasl
2010-01-22 Name : Mandriva Update for mmc-wizard MDVA-2010:040 (mmc-wizard)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVA_2010_040.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
62219 gnome-screensaver Monitor Topology Change Screen Lock Bypass

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2010-07-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-040.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-01 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-1556.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-16 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_2_gnome-screensaver-100214.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-15 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_0a82ac0c188611dfb0d10015f2db7bde.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-11 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-898-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38149
CONFIRM http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-screensaver/2.28/gnome-screensav...
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/03490...
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:040
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/62219
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/38468
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-898-1

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