CVE-2011-1842 Detail

Current Description

dbus_backend/lsd.py in the D-Bus backend in language-selector before 0.6.7 does not validate the arguments to the (1) SetSystemDefaultLangEnv and (2) SetSystemDefaultLanguageEnv functions, which allows local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in a string argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0729.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47502 Patch 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1115-1/
http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/packages/show/307975
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/1032 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67255
https://launchpad.net/bugs/764397 Exploit  Patch 
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/language-selector/0.6.7

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1842
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE