CVE Details

Release Date:2014-09-27


It was found that the Gnome shell did not disable the Print Screen key when the screen was locked. This could allow an attacker with physical access to a system with a locked screen to crash the screen-locking application by creating a large amount of screenshots.

See more information about CVE-2014-7300 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 3.6 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (clutter)ELSA-2015-05352015-03-11
Oracle Linux version 7 (cogl)ELSA-2015-05352015-03-11
Oracle Linux version 7 (gnome-shell)ELSA-2015-05352015-03-11
Oracle Linux version 7 (mutter)ELSA-2015-05352015-03-11

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