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CVE-2011-4028 Detail

Current Description

The LockServer function in os/utils.c in X.Org xserver before 1.11.2 allows local users to determine the existence of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary lock file, which is handled differently if the file exists.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=6ba44b91e37622ef8c146d8f2ac92d708a18ed34
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2011-October/053680.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0939.html

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x:x_server:1.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.11.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4028
NVD Published Date:
07/03/2012
NVD Last Modified:
07/17/2012