CVE-2011-2187

NameCVE-2011-2187
Descriptionxscreensaver before 5.14 crashes during activation and leaves the screen unlocked when in Blank Only Mode and when DPMS is disabled, which allows local attackers to access resources without authentication.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs627382

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xscreensaver (PTS)stretch5.36-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster5.42+dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xscreensaversourcesqueeze(not affected)
xscreensaversource(unstable)5.14-1627382

Notes

[squeeze] - xscreensaver <not-affected> (introduced in 5.13)

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