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Bug 783382 - Screen locking vulnerable
Screen locking vulnerable
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 783039
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2012-01-20 03:18 EST by Sandro Mathys
Modified: 2012-01-20 04:54 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-01-20 04:36:52 EST
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Description Sandro Mathys 2012-01-20 03:18:50 EST
Just thought you guys should know in case you missed it:
In a locked screen (X Screen Saver or other), you can simply press ctrl-alt-multiply (i.e. ctrl-alt-*) to kill the lock.

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q1/200
Comment 1 Dave Airlie 2012-01-20 04:36:52 EST
no we totally missed it.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 783039 ***
Comment 2 Sandro Mathys 2012-01-20 04:54:49 EST
Good to know you appreciate it, keeps my motivation up to inform people of possible security issues.

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