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Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:45:52 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: Richard Hughes <rhughes@...hat.com>, Ray Strode <rstrode@...hat.com>,
        lsof@...ata.co.uk, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- gnome-desktop3: Switching users
 dialog does not lock the screen for the original user account

Please use CVE-2011-1596

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- Original Message -----
> Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,
> 
> it has been reported that using of Gnome upon using of "Switch user"
> dialog, log in into a
> new user account (user2), logout of new user account (user2) the
> desktop is returned to the
> original user account (for user1) without prompting for a password. A
> locally proximate
> attacker could use this flaw to access resources, which should be
> otherwise protected
> by authentication.
> 
> Original report:
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697199
> 
> Upstream bug report:
> [2] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=648234
> 
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> 
> Thanks && Regards, Jan.
> --
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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