Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:40:32 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac@...ian.org> 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: > http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/lightdm/2011-November/000178.html > > 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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