Vulnerability CVE-2014-3203


Published: 2014-05-06

Description:
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.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.4/10
6.4/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 
Ayatana project -> Unity 

 References:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1308850
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/03/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/04/29/2
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2184-1

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