CVE-2011-0727

NameCVE-2011-0727
DescriptionGNOME Display Manager (gdm) 2.x before 2.32.1 allows local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) dmrc or (2) face icon file under /var/cache/gdm/.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2205-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gdm3 (PTS)wheezy3.4.1-8fixed
jessie3.14.1-7fixed
stretch, sid3.22.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gdmsource(unstable)(not affected)
gdm3source(unstable)2.30.5-9medium
gdm3sourcesqueeze2.30.5-6squeeze2mediumDSA-2205-1

Notes

- gdm <not-affected> (Affected code was introduced in 2.28)

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