|Number of vulnerabilities
|Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Client/Desktop applications / Encryption software
|Gnome Development Team
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-200 - Information exposure
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote root privileged attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to the LightDM daemon in the affected software stores user passwords in cleartext. A remote attacker can performa memory dump and retrieve login credentials, which can be used to conduct further attacks.Mitigation
Update to version 3.27.2.Vulnerable software versions
GNOME Keyring: 3.0.0 - 3.27.0External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.