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CVE-2016-3100 Detail

Description

kinit in KDE Frameworks before 5.23.0 uses weak permissions (644) for /tmp/xauth-xxx-_y, which allows local users to obtain X11 cookies of other users and consequently capture keystrokes and possibly gain privileges by reading the file.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00001.html
http://www.kde.com/announcements/kde-frameworks-5.23.0.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91769
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=358593
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=363140
https://quickgit.kde.org/?p=kinit.git&a=commitdiff&h=72f3702dbe6cf15c06dc13da2c99c864e9022a58
https://quickgit.kde.org/?p=kinit.git&a=commitdiff&h=dece8fd89979cd1a86c03bcaceef6e9221e8d8cd
https://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20160621-1.txt

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3100
NVD Published Date:
07/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.