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Bug 501158 (CVE-2014-1949)

Summary: <gnome-extra/cinnamon--2.2.14: bypass screensaver lock via the keyboard's Menu key
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: minor CC: gnome
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 512012    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-02-13 08:31:38 UTC
From ${URL} :

Clemens Fries reported that, when using Cinnamon, it was possible to bypass the screensaver lock:

An attacker with physical access to the machine could use this flaw to take over the locked desktop 

A patch is currently not yet available.

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2014-10-02 10:19:20 UTC
It was fixed in latest gtk+
Comment 2 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2014-10-15 03:30:59 UTC
pacho, thank you for the update.

Arches and Maintainer(s), Thank you for your work.
GLSA Vote: No
Comment 3 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2014-11-04 08:07:43 UTC
GLSA vote: no.

Closed as [noglsa].