CVE-ID

CVE-2014-0979

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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.
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Date Entry Created
20140107 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20140107)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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