Vulnerability CVE-2014-1949


Published: 2015-01-16

Description:
GTK+ 3.10.9 and earlier, as used in cinnamon-screensaver, gnome-screensaver, and other applications, allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by pressing the menu button.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Linuxmint -> Linux mint 
GTK -> GTK+ 
Canonical -> Ubuntu 

 References:
https://github.com/linuxmint/cinnamon-screensaver/issues/44
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1064695
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=759145
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2475-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:162
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/331
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/327
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0374.html

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