CVE-2013-1940

low

Description

X.Org X server before 1.13.4 and 1.4.x before 1.14.1 does not properly restrict access to input events when adding a new hot-plug device, which might allow physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information, as demonstrated by reading passwords from a tty.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/102391.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/104089.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00015.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2661

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/18/3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1803-1

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=63353

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-05-13

Updated: 2013-06-21

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW