#VU63410 Security features bypass


Published: 2022-05-18 | Updated: 2022-05-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63410

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1736

CWE-ID: CWE-254

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
gnome-control-center
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: Gnome Development Team

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to GNOME Settings incorrectly handles the remote
desktop sharing configuration. When turning off desktop sharing, it will be turned on again after reboot.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

gnome-control-center: 40.0 - 42.1


CPE

External links
http://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-control-center/-/issues/1825


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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