GNOME Shell: Information disclosure

2020-09-13T00:00:00
ID GLSA-202009-08
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2020-09-13T00:00:00

Description

Background

GNOME Shell provides core user interface functions for the GNOME 3 desktop, like switching to windows and launching applications.

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 --verbose
 ">=gnome-base/gnome-shell-3.34.5-r1"