Vulnerability CVE-2014-5195


Published: 2014-08-07

Description:
Unity before 7.2.3 and 7.3.x before 7.3.1, as used in Ubuntu, does not properly take focus of the keyboard when switching to the lock screen, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by (1) leveraging a machine that had text selected when locking or (2) resuming from a suspension.

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
Ayatana project -> Unity 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68987
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2303-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/7.2/+bug/1349128
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95199

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