CVE-2011-1496

NameCVE-2011-1496
Descriptiontmux 1.3 and 1.4 does not properly drop group privileges, which allows local users to gain utmp group privileges via a filename to the -S command-line option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2212-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs620304

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tmux (PTS)wheezy1.6-2fixed
jessie1.9-6fixed
stretch, sid2.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tmuxsource(unstable)1.4-6medium620304
tmuxsourcesqueeze1.3-2+squeeze1mediumDSA-2212-1

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