CVE-2007-3920

NameCVE-2007-3920
DescriptionGNOME screensaver 2.20 in Ubuntu 7.10, when used with Compiz, does not properly reserve input focus, which allows attackers with physical access to take control of the session after entering an Alt-Tab sequence, a related issue to CVE-2007-3069.
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)
ReferencesDTSA-75-1
Debian Bugs449108

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnome-screensaver (PTS)stretch3.6.1-7fixed
buster3.6.1-10fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye3.6.1-13fixed
xorg-server (PTS)stretch2:1.19.2-1+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)2:1.19.2-1+deb9u9fixed
buster, buster (security)2:1.20.4-1+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2:1.20.11-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2:21.1.3-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnome-screensaversourceetch(not affected)
gnome-screensaversourcelenny2.18.2-1+lenny1DTSA-75-1
gnome-screensaversource(unstable)2.20.0-1.1
xorg-serversourceetch(not affected)
xorg-serversource(unstable)2:1.4.1~git20080118-1medium449108

Notes

[etch] - gnome-screensaver <not-affected> (Affected Compiz not present in Etch version)
[etch] - xorg-server <not-affected> (Affected Compiz not present in Etch version)

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