DescriptionUnspecified vulnerability in xscreensaver 4.12, and possibly other versions, allows attackers to cause xscreensaver to crash via unspecified vectors "while verifying the user-password."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xscreensaver (PTS)buster5.42+dfsg1-1fixed
bookworm, sid6.02+dfsg1-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Might be fixed earlier, but I've verified that the SuSE patch is included
in the Sarge version --jmm

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