CVE-2011-3349

NameCVE-2011-3349
Descriptionlightdm before 0.9.6 writes in .dmrc and Xauthority files using root permissions while the files are in user controlled folders. A local user can overwrite root-owned files via a symlink, which can allow possible privilege escalation.
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)
Debian Bugs639151

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lightdm (PTS)stretch1.18.3-1fixed
buster1.26.0-4fixed
bullseye1.26.0-7fixed
bookworm, sid1.26.0-8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lightdmsource(unstable)0.9.6-1639151

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