CVE-2009-1573

NameCVE-2009-1573
Descriptionxvfb-run 1.6.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu, Fedora 10, and possibly other operating systems place the magic cookie (MCOOKIE) on the command line, which allows local users to gain privileges by listing the process and its arguments.
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
Debian Bugs526678

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg-server (PTS)stretch2:1.19.2-1+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)2:1.19.2-1+deb9u8fixed
buster, buster (security)2:1.20.4-1+deb10u3fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid2:1.20.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xorg-serversource(unstable)2:1.6.1.901-3low526678

Notes

[etch] - xorg-server <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[lenny] - xorg-server <no-dsa> (minor issue)

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