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CVE-2012-0943 Detail

Current Description

debian/guest-account in Light Display Manager (lightdm) 1.0.x before 1.0.6 and 1.1.x before 1.1.7, as used in Ubuntu Linux 11.10, allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a space in the name of a file in /tmp. NOTE: this identifier was SPLIT per ADT1/ADT2 due to different codebases and affected versions. CVE-2012-6648 has been assigned for the gdm-guest-session issue.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1399-2 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/%2Bsource/lightdm/%2Bbug/953044
https://launchpadlibrarian.net/96471251/lightdm.secure-cleanup.debdiff

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:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:robert_ancell:lightdm:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0943
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2014
NVD Last Modified:
05/29/2014