Upstream information

CVE-2017-12164 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was discovered in gdm 3.24.1 where gdm greeter was no longer setting the ran_once boolean during autologin. If autologin was enabled for a victim, an attacker could simply select 'login as another user' to unlock their screen.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.4
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Physical
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1058136 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM], 1180206 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 6
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
SUSE Manager Server 4.0
  • gdm >= 3.26.2.1-13.19.2
  • gdm-devel >= 3.26.2.1-13.19.2
  • gdm-lang >= 3.26.2.1-13.19.2
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.26.2.1-13.19.2
  • libgdm1 >= 3.26.2.1-13.19.2
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.26.2.1-13.19.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 GA gdm-3.26.2.1-13.19.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1
SUSE Manager Server 4.1
  • gdm >= 3.34.1-6.19
  • gdm-devel >= 3.34.1-6.19
  • gdm-lang >= 3.34.1-6.19
  • gdm-systemd >= 3.34.1-6.19
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.34.1-6.19
  • libgdm1 >= 3.34.1-6.19
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.34.1-6.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2 GA gdm-3.34.1-6.19
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  • gdm >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
  • gdm-devel >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
  • gdm-lang >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
  • gdm-systemd >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
  • libgdm1 >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.34.1-8.15.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP3 GA gdm-3.34.1-8.15.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • gdm >= 3.26.2.1-11.17
  • gdm-devel >= 3.26.2.1-11.17
  • gdm-lang >= 3.26.2.1-11.17
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.26.2.1-11.17
  • libgdm1 >= 3.26.2.1-11.17
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.26.2.1-11.17
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA gdm-3.26.2.1-11.17
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • gdm >= 3.26.2.1-lp150.10.1
  • gdm-lang >= 3.26.2.1-lp150.10.1
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.26.2.1-lp150.10.1
  • libgdm1 >= 3.26.2.1-lp150.10.1
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.26.2.1-lp150.10.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA gdm-3.26.2.1-lp150.10.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • gdm >= 3.34.1-lp152.5.2
  • gdm-lang >= 3.34.1-lp152.5.2
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.34.1-lp152.5.2
  • libgdm1 >= 3.34.1-lp152.5.2
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.34.1-lp152.5.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA gdm-3.34.1-lp152.5.2
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • gdm >= 3.34.1-8.18.1
  • gdm-lang >= 3.34.1-8.18.1
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.34.1-8.18.1
  • libgdm1 >= 3.34.1-8.18.1
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.34.1-8.18.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA gdm-3.34.1-8.18.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • gdm >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • gdm-branding-upstream >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • gdm-devel >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • gdm-lang >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • gdm-systemd >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • gdmflexiserver >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • libgdm1 >= 3.38.2-2.7
  • typelib-1_0-Gdm-1_0 >= 3.38.2-2.7
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA gdm-3.38.2-2.7


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gdm Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 gdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 gdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP3 gdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS gdm Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 gdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 gdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 gdm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 gdm Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 gdm Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 gdm Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 gdm Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 gdm Analysis