Information Exposure Affecting systemd-libs package, versions *


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
9.8 critical
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Red Hat
6.4 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-SYSTEMDLIBS-1939912
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 17 May 2019

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 systemd-libs.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream systemd-libs package and not the systemd-libs package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

systemd 242 changes the VT1 mode upon a logout, which allows attackers to read cleartext passwords in certain circumstances, such as watching a shutdown, or using Ctrl-Alt-F1 and Ctrl-Alt-F2. This occurs because the KDGKBMODE (aka current keyboard mode) check is mishandled.