Bugzilla – Bug 1191181
VUL-0: CVE-2021-20315: gnome-shell: locking protection bypass allow unauthorized user to kill existing applications or start new ones
Last modified: 2021-09-30 11:41:01 UTC
When locking the screen the application menu bar and the window list at the bottom of the screen are visible. The user has the ability to kill open windows and also start applications when the machine is locked.
This issue was only ever present in Centos 8 Stream, in particular in gnome-shell-3.32.2-39.el8.x86_64 . No released RHEL version was ever affected by this.
Not affecting SLE / openSUSE. Closing bug as invalid.