openSUSE Security Update : gnome-shell (openSUSE-2017-974)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for gnome-shell provides the following fixes :

- Fix not intuitive login screen for root user

- Disable session selection button when it's hidden in
user switch dialog (bsc#1034584, bsc#1034827)

- Fix app windows overlay app list in overview screen

- Properly handle failures when loading extensions
(bsc#1036494, CVE-2017-8288)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected gnome-shell packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102812 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8288

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