Descriptionx11.c in xonix 1.4 and earlier uses the current working directory to find and execute the rmail program, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by modifying the path to point to a malicious rmail program.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xonix (PTS)buster, jessie, stretch, sid1.4-31fixed

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