CVE-2011-0727 Detail

Current Description

GNOME Display Manager (gdm) 2.x before 2.32.1 allows local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) dmrc or (2) face icon file under /var/cache/gdm/.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gdm/2.32/gdm-2.32.1.news
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/057333.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/057931.html
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gdm-list/2011-March/msg00020.html Patch 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025264
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2205
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:070
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0395.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47063
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1099-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0786 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0787 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0797 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0847
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0911
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688323 Patch 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66377

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0727
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE