|Description||gnome-screensaver 2.26.1 relies on the gnome-session D-Bus interface to determine session idle time, even when an Xfce desktop such as Xubuntu or Mythbuntu is used, which allows physically proximate attackers to access an unattended workstation on which screen locking had been intended.|
|Source||CVE (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.
|bookworm, sid, bullseye||3.6.1-13||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[lenny] - gnome-screensaver <not-affected> (vulnerability introduced in 2.26)
only an issue under certain desktop environments such as xfce