CVE-2012-0943

low
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Description

debian/guest-account in Light Display Manager (lightdm) 1.0.x before 1.0.6 and 1.1.x before 1.1.7, as used in Ubuntu Linux 11.10, allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a space in the name of a file in /tmp. NOTE: this identifier was SPLIT per ADT1/ADT2 due to different codebases and affected versions. CVE-2012-6648 has been assigned for the gdm-guest-session issue.

References

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1399-2

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/%2Bsource/lightdm/%2Bbug/953044

https://launchpadlibrarian.net/96471251/lightdm.secure-cleanup.debdiff

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-05-22

Updated: 2014-05-30

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
58341Ubuntu 11.10 : lightdm vulnerability (USN-1399-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
low
58340Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : gdm-guest-session vulnerability (USN-1399-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
low