CVE-2012-0871

NameCVE-2012-0871
DescriptionThe session_link_x11_socket function in login/logind-session.c in systemd-logind in systemd, possibly 37 and earlier, allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the X11 user directory in /run/user/.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
systemd (PTS)jessie215-17+deb8u7fixed
jessie (security)215-17+deb8u13fixed
stretch232-25+deb9u12fixed
stretch (security)232-25+deb9u11fixed
buster241-7~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid242-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
systemdsource(unstable)43-1medium

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