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Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 16:54:09 +0100
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: [LightDM] Version 1.0.6 released

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?


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