Description** DISPUTED ** GNU screen 4.0.3 allows local users to unlock the screen via a CTRL-C sequence at the password prompt. NOTE: multiple third parties report inability to reproduce this issue.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
screen (PTS)stretch4.5.0-6fixed
stretch (security)4.5.0-6+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)4.6.2-3+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid4.9.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
screensource(unstable)(not affected)


- screen <not-affected> (not reproducible)

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