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Security Vulnerability in Solaris Trusted Extensions may Prevent XScreenSaver (xscreensaver(1)) From Running

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6845

Trusted Extensions in Sun Solaris 10 interferes with the operation of the xscreensaver-demo command for the XScreenSaver application which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to access an unattended workstation for which the intended screen locking did not occur related to the "restart daemon."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3851
Product(s):