Synopsis: Moderate: gdm and gnome-session security, bug fix,
Advisory ID: SLSA-2017:2128-1
Issue Date: 2017-08-02
CVE Numbers: CVE-2015-7496
The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: gdm
(3.22.3), gnome-session (3.22.3).
* It was found that gdm could crash due to a signal handler dispatched to
an invalid conversation. An attacker could crash gdm by holding the escape
key when the screen is locked, possibly bypassing the locked screen.
– Scientific Linux Development Team