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Ubuntu: USN-3894-1 (CVE-2018-20781): GNOME Keyring vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3894-1 (CVE-2018-20781): GNOME Keyring vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/12/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
03/06/2019
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

In pam/gkr-pam-module.c in GNOME Keyring before 3.27.2, the user's password is kept in a session-child process spawned from the LightDM daemon. This can expose the credential in cleartext.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gnome-keyring
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpam-gnome-keyring

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