CVE-2012-4425

NameCVE-2012-4425
Descriptionlibgio, when used in setuid or other privileged programs in spice-gtk and possibly other products, allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary code via the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable. NOTE: it could be argued that this is a vulnerability in the applications that do not cleanse environment variables, not in libgio itself.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs689155

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
spice-gtk (PTS)wheezy0.12-5fixed
jessie0.25-1fixed
stretch0.33-3.3fixed
buster, sid0.34-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
spice-gtksource(unstable)0.12-5medium689155

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/13/18

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