Descriptiongnome screensaver before 2.14, when running on an X server with AllowDeactivateGrabs and AllowClosedownGrabs enabled, allows attackers with physical access to cause the screensaver to crash and access the session via the Ctl+Alt+Keypad-Multiply keyboard sequence, which removes the grab from gnome.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs357885

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnome-screensaver (PTS)stretch3.6.1-7fixed
bullseye, sid3.6.1-13fixed

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

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