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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3283

GNOME XScreenSaver in Sun Solaris 8 and 9 before 20070417, when root is logged into the console, does not automatically lock the screen after a session has been inactive, which might allow physically proximate attackers to access the console.
Publish Date : 2007-06-19 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
GNOME XScreenSaver in Solaris 8 and 9 may Allow Physically Proximate Attackers to Access the Console oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2037 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3283

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris 4

- References For CVE-2007-3283

http://osvdb.org/36586
OSVDB 36586
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101338-1
SUNALERT 101338
http://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/faq.html#root-lock

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3283

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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