Descriptiondbus_backend/ in the D-Bus backend in language-selector before 0.6.7 does not validate the arguments to the (1) SetSystemDefaultLangEnv and (2) SetSystemDefaultLanguageEnv functions, which allows local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in a string argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0729.
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NOT-FOR-US: Ubuntu-specific language-selector package

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