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The Xsession script, as used by X Display Manager (xdm) in NetBSD before 20060212, X.Org before 20060317, and Solaris 8 through 10 before 20061006, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files, or read another user's Xsession errors file, via a symlink attack on a /tmp/xses-$USER file.
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This vulnerability is addressed in the following product updates:
X.org, xdm, 2006-03-17
NetBSD, NetBSD, Current 2006-02-12
Sun, Solaris, 10 2006-10-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
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