CVE-2021-3982

NameCVE-2021-3982
DescriptionDistributions using CAP_SYS_NICE in gnome-shell may be exposed to privilege escalation
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnome-shell (PTS)stretch3.22.3-3vulnerable
stretch (security)3.22.3-3+deb9u1vulnerable
buster3.30.2-11~deb10u2vulnerable
bullseye3.38.6-1~deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid41.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnome-shellsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2024174
recheck classification when RH provides more information

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