Descriptionmate-screensaver before 1.20.2 in MATE Desktop Environment allows physically proximate attackers to view screen content and possibly control applications. By unplugging and re-plugging or power-cycling external output devices (such as additionally attached graphical outputs via HDMI, VGA, DVI, etc.) the content of a screensaver-locked session can be revealed. In some scenarios, the attacker can execute applications, such as by clicking with a mouse.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1121400 [RESOLVED / INVALID] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.