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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4509

Original release date: 11/23/2013
Last revised: 01/23/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The default configuration of IBUS 1.5.4, and possibly 1.5.2 and earlier, when IBus.InputPurpose.PASSWORD is not set and used with GNOME 3, does not obscure the entered password characters, which allows physically proximate attackers to obtain a user password by reading the lockscreen.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/ibus/ibus-anthy/commit/6aae0a9f145f536515e268dd6b25aa740a5edfe7
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ibus-user/mvCHDO1BJUw
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1825
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1027028
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0068
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://code.google.com/p/mozc/issues/attachmentText?id=199&aid=1990002000&name=ibus-mozc_support_ibus-1.5.4_rev2.diff&token=P62umpXGXx68XJT6zyvBA727wqE%3A1383693105690
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1686

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