CVE-2011-4613

NameCVE-2011-4613
DescriptionThe X.Org X wrapper (xserver-wrapper.c) in Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu Linux does not properly verify the TTY of a user who is starting X, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by associating stdin with a file that is misinterpreted as the console TTY.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2364-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs652249

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg (PTS)wheezy1:7.7+3~deb7u1fixed
jessie1:7.7+7fixed
buster, stretch, sid1:7.7+19fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xorgsource(unstable)1:7.6+10low652249
xorgsourcelenny(not affected)
xorgsourcesqueeze1:7.5+8+squeeze1mediumDSA-2364-1

Notes

[lenny] - xorg <not-affected> (Introduced in 1:7.4~4)

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems