CVE-2012-0064

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-01-19
Bugzilla:
783039: CVE-2012-0064 xkeyboard-config: screen-saver unlock via xkb debug key actions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

xkeyboard-config before 2.5 in X.Org before 7.6 enables certain XKB debugging functions by default, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass an X screen lock via keyboard combinations that break the input grab.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0064 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of xorg-x11 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This issue did not affect versions of xkeyboard-config as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 xkeyboard-config Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 xkeyboard-config Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 xorg-x11 Not affected

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