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CVE-2011-4028 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  07/03/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.2 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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

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Quick Info

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