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XScreenSaver 4.10 when using a remote directory service for credentials does not properly handle the results from the getpwuid function in drivers/lock.c when there is no network connectivity which causes XScreenSaver to crash and unlock the screen and allows local users to bypass authentication.

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XScreenSaver 4.10 when using a remote directory service for credentials does not properly handle the results from the getpwuid function in drivers/lock.c when there is no network connectivity which causes XScreenSaver to crash and unlock the screen and allows local users to bypass authentication.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-1859
Product(s):