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CVE-2011-1709 Detail

Current Description

GNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 2.32.2, when glib 2.28 is used, enables execution of a web browser with the uid of the gdm account, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving the x-scheme-handler/http MIME type.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gdm/2.32/gdm-2.32.2.news
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gdm/commit/?id=d13dd72531599ab7e4c747db3b58a8c17753e08d Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061264.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48084
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1142-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709139 Patch
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8643655

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.32.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:glib:2.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1709
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/06/2011