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Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:01:19 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: vladz <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: init script x11-common creates directories
 in insecure manners

On 02/28/2012 10:55 AM, vladz wrote:
> Hi,
> I've reported a small vulnerability to Debian.  Due to an insecure file
> creation, a local user can gain root privileges right after the 
> "x11-common" service is started.
> Could you allocate CVE id for this issue?
> Thank you,
> vladz.

Please use CVE-2012-1093 for this issue.

P.S. is this Debian specific?

Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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