DescriptionThe default configuration in mate-settings-daemon 1.5.3 allows local users to change the timezone for the system via a crafted D-Bus call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mate-settings-daemon (PTS)buster1.20.4-1fixed
bookworm, sid1.26.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mate-settings-daemonsource(unstable)(not affected)


- mate-settings-daemon <not-affected> (Fixed before initial release)

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