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Ubuntu: USN-5430-1 (CVE-2022-1736): GNOME Settings vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-5430-1 (CVE-2022-1736): GNOME Settings vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/18/2022
Created
05/21/2022
Added
05/19/2022
Modified
05/19/2022

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-5430-1:

It was discovered that GNOME Settings incorrectly handled the remote desktop sharing configuration. When turning off desktop sharing, it may be turned on again after rebooting, contrary to expectations.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gnome-control-center

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