Fedora 9 Update: compiz-fusion-0.7.6-6.fc9
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update fixes a security issue in the expo plugin which allows local users with physical access to drag the screen saver aside and access the locked desktop by using Expo mouse shortcuts.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-3003
2009-03-25 15:23:13
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Name        : compiz-fusion
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 0.7.6
Release     : 6.fc9
URL         : http://compiz-fusion.org
Summary     : Collection of Compiz Fusion plugins for Compiz
Description :
The Compiz Fusion Project brings 3D desktop visual effects that improve
usability of the X Window System and provide increased productivity
though plugins and themes contributed by the community giving a
rich desktop experience

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Update Information:

This update fixes a security issue in the expo plugin which allows local users
with physical access to drag the screen saver aside and access the locked
desktop by using Expo mouse shortcuts.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Mar 24 2009 Adel Gadllah  0.7.6-6
- Add fix for RH #491918, CVE-2008-6514
* Sat Mar 14 2009 Adel Gadllah  0.7.6-5
- Backport upstream fix for RH #474741
* Mon Jun 23 2008 Adel Gadllah  0.7.6-4
- Speed up gconf schema installation
* Wed Jun 11 2008 Adel Gadllah  0.7.6-1
- Update to 0.7.6
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #491918 - CVE-2008-6514 compiz-fusion: Possible locked desktop access by using Expo plugin mouse shortcuts
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491918
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update compiz-fusion' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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