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CVE-2013-7221

Published: 29 April 2014

The automatic screen lock functionality in GNOME Shell (aka gnome-shell) before 3.10 does not prevent access to the "Enter a Command" dialog, which allows physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary commands by leveraging an unattended workstation.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
gnome-shell
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.10)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(3.18.5-0ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.10.4-0ubuntu5.2])
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-shell/commit/js/ui/main.js?id=efdf1ff755943fba1f8a9aaeff77daa3ed338088