CVE-2008-0162

NameCVE-2008-0162
Descriptionmisc.c in splitvt 1.6.6 and earlier does not drop group privileges before executing xprop, which allows local users to gain privileges.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1500-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
splitvt (PTS)wheezy, jessie1.6.6-11fixed
buster, sid, stretch1.6.6-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
splitvtsource(unstable)1.6.6-4high
splitvtsourceetch1.6.5-9etch1highDSA-1500-1

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