CVE-ID

CVE-2017-12164

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Description
A flaw was discovered in gdm 3.24.1 where gdm greeter was no longer setting the ran_once boolean during autologin. If autologin was enabled for a victim, an attacker could simply select 'login as another user' to unlock their screen.
References
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Assigning CNA
Red Hat, Inc.
Date Entry Created
20170801 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 (20170801)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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