CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1400

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Description
The Economist screen saver 1999 with the "Password Protected" option enabled allows users with physical access to the machine to bypass the screen saver and read files by running Internet Explorer while the screen is still locked.
References
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Wall
NOOP(2) Cole, Foat
REVIEWING(1) Frech
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> (Task 2287)
   CONFIRM NTBUGTRAQ:19990604 Official response from The
   Economist re: 1999 Screen Saver

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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