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    Gentoo: GLSA-202009-08: GNOME Shell: Information disclosure

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    An information disclosure vulnerability in GNOME Shell might allow local attackers to obtain sensitive information.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202009-08
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     Severity: Low
        Title: GNOME Shell: Information disclosure
         Date: September 13, 2020
         Bugs: #736802
           ID: 202009-08
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    An information disclosure vulnerability in GNOME Shell might allow
    local attackers to obtain sensitive information.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    GNOME Shell provides core user interface functions for the GNOME 3
    desktop, like switching to windows and launching applications.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  gnome-base/gnome-shell     < 3.34.5-r1              >= 3.34.5-r1
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    It was discovered that GNOME Shell incorrectly handled the login screen
    password dialog.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All GNOME Shell users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=gnome-base/gnome-shell-3.34.5-r1"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2020-17489
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-17489
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202009-08
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    

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