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Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:39:33 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <>
Subject: CVE request: gnome-shell crash, screen unlock on resume

Upstream GNOME recently fixed a bug that could crash gnome-shell 
immediately after resume:

As noted here, the impact is that after resume, the password entry 
dialog disappears and the user is dropped into the pre-existing X session:

I haven't figured out the exact trigger conditions, but this has 
happened to me a couple of times since switching to Fedora 19 last 
weekend.  It does not appear to be a once-in-a-blue-moon bug.

I think this needs to be tracked as a security bug because screen 
locking is a security feature (which is part of many security policies).

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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