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Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:40:32 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: Re: [LightDM] Version 1.0.6 released

On 11/02/2011 10:31 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On mer., 2011-11-02 at 10:16 -0600, Kurt Seifried wrote:
>> On 11/02/2011 09:54 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>>> On mer., 2011-11-02 at 11:42 -0400, Robert Ancell wrote:
>>>> Fixes a security issue where using ~/.Xauthority as a symlink would
>>>> cause LightDM to set the destination of the link to user ownership.
>>>> All users of 1.0.4 or 1.0.5 should upgrade immediately.
>>>> Overview of changes in lightdm 1.0.6
>>>>     * Use lchown for correcting ownership of ~/.Xauthority instead of chown
>>> Could a CVE be assigned for this?
>>> Regards,
>> Can you send me the link to this announcement so I can confirm it? Thanks.
> Here's the link to the mailing list mail:
> Regards,
Thanks, confirmed (first hand info is much better). Please use
CVE-2011-4105 for this issue.


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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