CVE-2012-1093

NameCVE-2012-1093
DescriptionThe init script in the Debian x11-common package before 1:7.6+12 is vulnerable to a symlink attack that can lead to a privilege escalation during package installation.
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
Debian Bugs661627

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg (PTS)buster, stretch1:7.7+19fixed
bullseye1:7.7+22fixed
bookworm, sid1:7.7+23fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xorgsource(unstable)1:7.6+12661627

Notes

[squeeze] - xorg <no-dsa> (maintainer suggests no-dsa; confirm)

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