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CVE-2020-14391

Published: 8 February 2021

A flaw was found in the GNOME Control Center in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 versions prior to 8.2, where it improperly uses Red Hat Customer Portal credentials when a user registers a system through the GNOME Settings User Interface. This flaw allows a local attacker to discover the Red Hat Customer Portal password. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.

Notes

AuthorNote
alexmurray
This bug is specific to Red Hat and does not affect Ubuntu as we do not ship the Red Hat Subscription Manager

Priority

Negligible

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
gnome-settings-daemon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(code not present)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N