Patch-ID# 115298-03

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Keywords: xscreensaver dpms security
Synopsis: X11 6.4.1: xscreensaver patch
Date: Dec/10/2010

Install Requirements: NA

Solaris Release: 8

SunOS Release: 5.8

Unbundled Product: X11

Unbundled Release: 6.4.1

Xref: This patch available for x86 as 115299


Relevant Architectures: sparc

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 7002059 6859039 6839026 6875930

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

7002059 xscreensaver can crash when windows try to pop through lockscreen
6875930 security issues with a11y: popup windows come through screensaver when a11y is turned on
6859039 XScreenSaver Symbolic Link Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
6839026 regression in screensaver may cause performance degradation and make locked screensaver unresponsive
(from 115298-02)
6825374 popup still appearing through xscreensaver under Xorg SA 258928
6769901 popup windows appearing through xscreensaver
(from 115298-01)
4838390 GNOME_2.0: DPMS is disabled by default
4841343 xscreensaver dumps core in non-UTF-8 locale with localized xscreensave
4849641 xscreensaver won't run as root
4854016 [Multihead/Xinerama] problem locking screen when dialog open

Patch Installation Instructions:
Please refer to the man pages for instructions on using 'patchadd'
and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
The following example installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/123456-07
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 123456-07
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages. Any
other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.

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README -- Last modified date: Saturday, November 10, 2012