Upstream information

CVE-2021-20315 at MITRE

Description

A locking protection bypass flaw was found in some versions of gnome-shell as shipped within CentOS Stream 8, when the "Application menu" or "Window list" GNOME extensions are enabled. This flaw allows a physical attacker who has access to a locked system to kill existing applications and start new ones as the locked user, even if the session is still locked.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.1 5.7
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:L
Attack Vector Physical Physical
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None Low
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1191181 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 gnome-shell Not affected
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP3 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 gnome-shell Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 gnome-shell Not affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Sep 22 12:02:24 2021
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 15:53:05 2023