Bug#580629: gdm3 - allows unauthenticated users to change power configuration
waldi at debian.org
Sat Jun 12 12:53:54 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 02:14:03PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le samedi 12 juin 2010 à 13:20 +0200, Bastian Blank a écrit :
> > On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 10:44:51AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > > The power manager daemon is launched, but that doesn’t give you access
> > > to the properties.
> > > Could you explain exactly how you would exploit that?
> > Start a new greeter (available via several locations), modify the power
> > management settings (suspend on lid close for example), close the lid.
> Yes, but *how* do you modify those settings from the greeter?
There is a power settings applet in the lower right of the display, near
the shutdown button.
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