CVE-2013-7221

NameCVE-2013-7221
DescriptionThe automatic screen lock functionality in GNOME Shell (aka gnome-shell) before 3.10 does not prevent access to the "Enter a Command" dialog, which allows physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary commands by leveraging an unattended workstation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnome-shell (PTS)jessie3.14.4-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch3.22.3-3fixed
buster, sid3.30.2-9fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnome-shellsource(unstable)3.10.1-1medium
gnome-shellsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - gnome-shell <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=708313
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-shell/commit/js/ui/main.js?id=efdf1ff755943fba1f8a9aaeff77daa3ed338088

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