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SUSE: CVE-2014-0979: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
10/11/2017

Description

The start_authentication function in lightdm-gtk-greeter.c in LightDM GTK+ Greeter before 1.7.1 does not properly handle the return value from the lightdm_greeter_get_authentication_user function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via an empty username.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-lightdm-gtk-greeter
  • suse-upgrade-lightdm-gtk-greeter-branding-upstream
  • suse-upgrade-lightdm-gtk-greeter-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-lightdm-gtk-greeter-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-lightdm-gtk-greeter-lang

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