CVE-2023-43090

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Sep 22, 2023
Updated: Sep 26, 2023

Summary

CVE-2023-43090 is a vulnerability found in GNOME Shell. It allows an unauthenticated local user to view windows of the locked desktop session by using keyboard shortcuts to unlock the restricted functionality of the screenshot tool. This vulnerability affects various products, including GNOME Shell versions szJMuI, szJMuH, szJMuG, szJMuF, szJMuE, szJMuD, szJMuC, szJMuB, szJMuA, szJMt_, szJMt-, szJMt9, and szJMt8. To remediate this vulnerability, users should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by GNOME Shell. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in its ability to compromise the confidentiality of an organization's data while bypassing authentication measures.

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