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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1399-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1399-2
Posted Mar 14, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1399-2 - Ryan Lortie discovered that a guest session script bundled in the Light Display Manager package improperly cleaned out certain guest session files. A local attacker could use this issue to delete arbitrary files.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-0943
SHA-256 | 77c2307c2ca2e346b5aff442a612dd08d3beb1eb7d5aaca71c81b9ee55dd0054

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1399-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1399-2
March 13, 2012

lightdm vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.10

Summary:

Light Display Manager could be made to delete files as the administrator.

Software Description:
- lightdm: Display Manager

Details:

Ryan Lortie discovered that a guest session script bundled in the Light
Display Manager package improperly cleaned out certain guest session files.
A local attacker could use this issue to delete arbitrary files.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 11.10:
lightdm 1.0.6-0ubuntu1.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1399-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1399-1
CVE-2012-0943

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lightdm/1.0.6-0ubuntu1.6
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