Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 193611
CRITICAL ERROR IN GDM! : GDM Allow to an ordinary user access to "Configure Login Manager..."
Last modified: 2008-03-18 14:33:36 EDT
CRITICAL ERROR IN GDM! : GDM Allow to an ordinary user access to "Configure
Login Manager..." option if face list is enabled, here is a big security
I test here bug in PLAIN mode with Face List and THEME Mode, the two ways have
To cause the bug (PLAIN mode with Face List):
1. Select "Configure Login Manager..." option in Action Menu.
2. Now gdm "need" the "root password", but now select something basic user in
the face selector and enter your password.
3.Here is the bug, after you enter the ordinary user password GDM allow access
to config, and give root permissions.
Bye and Thanks
We no longer support Fedora Core 5 and I am currently trying to get my open bug
count down to a more manageable state. I'm going to close this bug as WONTFIX.
If this issue is still a concern for you, would you mind trying to reproduce on
a supported version of Fedora and reopening?
(this is a mass message)