GLSA-202009-08 : GNOME Shell: Information disclosure

Low Nessus Plugin ID 140563

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202009-08 (GNOME Shell: Information disclosure)

It was discovered that GNOME Shell incorrectly handled the login screen password dialog.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All GNOME Shell users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=gnome-base/gnome-shell-3.34.5-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202009-08

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 140563

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202009-08.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/09/14

Updated: 2020/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gnome-shell, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-17489

GLSA: 202009-08