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    Mageia 2021-0043: caribou security update

    Date 17 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    An issue in caribou, that was exposed by a CVE fix in X.org server, permits a screensaver-lock bypass. It is possible to crash the screensaver and unlock the desktop via the virtual keyboard. References:
    MGASA-2021-0043 - Updated caribou packages fix a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 17 Jan 2021
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0043.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    
    An issue in caribou, that was exposed by a CVE fix in X.org server, permits
    a screensaver-lock bypass. It is possible to crash the screensaver and unlock
    the desktop via the virtual keyboard.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28072
    - https://github.com/linuxmint/cinnamon-screensaver/issues/354
    - https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/01/15/1
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/caribou-0.4.21-3.1.mga7
    

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