Ubuntu 3894-1: GNOME Keyring vulnerability

    Date26 Feb 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    GNOME Keyring could be made to expose sensitive information.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3894-1
    February 26, 2019
    
    gnome-keyring vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    GNOME Keyring could be made to expose sensitive information.
    
    Software Description:
    - gnome-keyring: GNOME keyring services
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that GNOME Keyring incorrectly cleared out credentials
    supplied to the PAM module. A local attacker could possibly use this issue
    to discover login credentials.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      gnome-keyring                   3.18.3-0ubuntu2.1
      libpam-gnome-keyring            3.18.3-0ubuntu2.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      gnome-keyring                   3.10.1-1ubuntu4.4
      libpam-gnome-keyring            3.10.1-1ubuntu4.4
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3894-1
      CVE-2018-20781
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-keyring/3.18.3-0ubuntu2.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-keyring/3.10.1-1ubuntu4.4
    
    
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