Bug 1050746 - CVE-2013-7273 gdm: local DoS possible when cancelling and disable-user-list=true when fallback greeter is used [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2013-7273 gdm: local DoS possible when cancelling and disable-user-list=t...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm
Version: 20
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: fst_owner=bvincent
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2013-7273
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-09 01:22 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2014-09-25 23:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2014-09-25 23:24:22 UTC
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Description Vincent Danen 2014-01-09 01:22:37 UTC
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that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora.

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Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2014-01-09 01:22:41 UTC
Please use the following update submission link to create the Bodhi
request for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well
as this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get
updated when new packages are pushed to stable.

Please also ensure that the "Close bugs when update is stable" option
remains checked.

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Comment 2 Brandon Vincent 2014-09-25 23:24:22 UTC
This vulnerability affects the fallback greeter portion of GDM. The fallback greeter is no longer present in the latest GDM packages in the F19/F20/F21 repositories.

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