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Mandriva: Updated gnome-screensaver packages fix Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability was found in gnome-screensaver 2.20.0 that could possibly allow a local user to read the clipboard contents and X selection data for a locked session by using CTRL-V (CVE-2007-6389). The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:135
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : gnome-screensaver
 Date    : July 4, 2008
 Affected: 2008.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 A vulnerability was found in gnome-screensaver 2.20.0 that could
 possibly allow a local user to read the clipboard contents and X
 selection data for a locked session by using CTRL-V (CVE-2007-6389).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6389
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 5d98cc0c0e53e330152467813ebc75d5  2008.0/i586/gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-2.2mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 b9168aa13b1157d3d3e39e73d141aec6  2008.0/SRPMS/gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-2.2mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 72c1d0b2290a5e325f53b7b69d98c9ef  2008.0/x86_64/gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-2.2mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 b9168aa13b1157d3d3e39e73d141aec6  2008.0/SRPMS/gnome-screensaver-2.20.0-2.2mdv2008.0.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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