DescriptionRace condition in the Xsession script, as used by X Display Manager (xdm) in NetBSD before 20060212, X.Org before 20060225, and Solaris 8 through 10 before 20061006, causes a user's Xsession errors file to have weak permissions before a chmod is performed, which allows local users to read Xsession errors files of other users.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xdm (PTS)sid, trixie, buster, bookworm, bullseye1:1.1.11-3fixed
xorg (PTS)buster1:7.7+19fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm1:7.7+23fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[sarge] - xfree86 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
probably fixed earlier than 1:1.0.5

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