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CVE-2021-20315

Published: 24 September 2021

[locking protection bypass allow unauthorized user to kill existing applications or start new ones]

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
gnome-shell
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(out of standard support)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Notes

AuthorNote
amurray
This issue was specific to Centos 8 Stream, in particular as a result of the backport done in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1651378 so does not affect gnome-shell as packaged in Ubuntu

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