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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.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The record 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
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> (Task 2287)
   CONFIRM NTBUGTRAQ:19990604 Official response from The
   Economist re: 1999 Screen Saver

Proposed (Legacy)
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