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Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 19:09:47 +0100
From: vladz <>
Subject: CVE request: bypass default security level of the X wrapper
	(xserver-xorg <= 1:7.5+8)


On Debian systems, the X wrapper (/usr/bin/X) is a setuid-root binary that
checks for some security requirements before launching Xorg with root

By default, the wrapper's configuration file only allows users whose
controlling TTY (console) to start the X server, but it is possible to
bypass this restriction by connecting another file (with similar tty
properties) to standard input before launching the X wrapper.

Could you allocate CVE id for this issue?

Thank you,

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