CVE-2015-7496

NameCVE-2015-7496
DescriptionGNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 3.18.2 allows physically proximate attackers to bypass the lock screen by holding the Escape key.
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 severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gdm3 (PTS)jessie3.14.1-7fixed
jessie (security)3.14.1-7+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch3.22.3-3+deb9u2fixed
buster3.30.2-3fixed
bullseye, sid3.34.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gdm3source(unstable)3.18.2-1
gdm3sourcejessie(not affected)
gdm3sourcesqueeze(not affected)
gdm3sourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - gdm3  <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, unreproducible)
[wheezy] - gdm3 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, unreproducible)
[squeeze] - gdm3 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758032
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gdm/commit/?id=5ac2246
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gdm/commit/?id=05e5fc2

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems