CVE-2016-2312, security advisory, novell, suse linux, suse, security, cve


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Upstream information

CVE-2016-2312 at MITRE


Turning all screens off in Plasma-workspace and kscreenlocker while the lock screen is shown can result in the screen being unlocked when turning a screen on again.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.6 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Physical
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 964548 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 968966 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • kscreenlocker >= 5.12.5-lp150.1.1
  • kscreenlocker-lang >= 5.12.5-lp150.1.1
  • libKScreenLocker5 >= 5.12.5-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA kscreenlocker
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • kscreenlocker >= 5.8.2-1.1
  • kscreenlocker-lang >= 5.8.2-1.1
  • libKScreenLocker5 >= 5.8.2-1.1
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA kscreenlocker
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • kscreenlocker >= 5.8.7-2.1
  • kscreenlocker-lang >= 5.8.7-2.1
  • libKScreenLocker5 >= 5.8.7-2.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA kscreenlocker
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • kscreenlocker >= 5.8.4-1.1
  • kscreenlocker-devel >= 5.8.4-1.1
  • kscreenlocker-lang >= 5.8.4-1.1
  • libKScreenLocker5 >= 5.8.4-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA kscreenlocker