Upstream information

CVE-2012-0064 at MITRE

Description

xkeyboard-config before 2.5 in X.Org before 7.6 enables certain XKB debugging functions by default, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass an X screen lock via keyboard combinations that break the input grab.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This vulnerability affected only X.org server versions 1.11 or newer. We did not ship affected X servers in SUSE Linux Enterprise nor in openSUSE products.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 742265 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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