USN-3607-1: Screen Resolution Extra vulnerability
26 March 2018
Screen Resolution Extra could be tricked into bypassing PolicyKit authorizations.
- screen-resolution-extra - Extension for the GNOME screen resolution applet
It was discovered that Screen Resolution Extra was using PolicyKit in an
unsafe manner. A local attacker could potentially exploit this issue to
bypass intended PolicyKit authorizations.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.