Published: 03 November 2020

gdm3 versions before 3.36.2 or 3.38.2 would start gnome-initial-setup if gdm3 can't contact the accountservice service via dbus in a timely manner; on Ubuntu (and potentially derivatives) this could be be chained with an additional issue that could allow a local user to create a new privileged account.



CVSS 3 base score: 6.8


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (3.38.1-2ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (3.36.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (3.28.3-0ubuntu18.04.6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist