|Release Phase :||Resolved|
|Bug Id :||6875930|
|Product :||Solaris 10 Operating System|
|Date of Resolved Release :||20-Oct-2009|
A regression introduced in the Solaris 10 XScreenSaver(see xscreensaver(1)) :
1. ImpactA regression introduced in the Solaris 10 XScreenSaver(see xscreensaver(1))
patches 120094-27 for the SPARC platform and 120095-27 for the x86 platform
may allow pop-up windows to appear through XScreenSaver when the accessibility
feature is turned on.
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
Note 1: Solaris 8, Solaris 9 and OpenSolaris are not impacted by this issue.
Note 2: This regression only occurs if the Accessibility support is enabled on the system.
To determine if the Accessibility support is enabled, launch gnome-accessibility-keyboard-properties
(see gnome-accessibility-keyboard-properties(1)) and verify if the "Enable keyboard accessibility
features" checkbox is selected.
Should the described issue occur, pop-up windows may appear through the xscreensaver(1),
when the screen is locked and the xscreensaver(1) is running on a system which has the
accessibility feature turned on.
Until the resolution patches can be applied, this issue may be worked around by disabling
the accessibility feature. To disable accessibility on a Solaris 10 system, launch
gnome-accessibility-keyboard-properties(1) and de-select the "Enable keyboard accessibility features" checkbox.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
- Solaris 10 with patch 120094-29 or later
- Solaris 10 with patch 120095-29 or later
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