Upstream information

CVE-2010-0422 at MITRE


gnome-screensaver 2.28.x before 2.28.3 does not properly synchronize the state of screen locking and the unlock dialog in situations involving a change to the number of monitors, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation by connecting and disconnecting monitors multiple times, a related issue to CVE-2010-0414.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 577951 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 579881 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • gnome-screensaver >= 2.28.3-0.4.30
  • gnome-screensaver-lang >= 2.28.3-0.4.30
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-0.4.30
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • gnome-screensaver >= 2.28.3-0.28.1
  • gnome-screensaver-lang >= 2.28.3-0.28.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-0.28.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • gnome-screensaver >= 2.28.3-0.32.1
  • gnome-screensaver-lang >= 2.28.3-0.32.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-0.32.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • gnome-screensaver >= 2.28.3-0.39.17
  • gnome-screensaver-lang >= 2.28.3-0.39.17
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA gnome-screensaver-2.28.3-0.39.17

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 gnome-screensaver Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 gnome-screensaver Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:35:35 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Jul 1 19:16:09 2023