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Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 07:54:48 -0500
From: Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject: CVE Request: lightdm

Could we please get a CVE assigned to the following issue:

lightdm leaks file descriptors to child processes. A local attacker can use this to bypass
intended permissions and write to the log file, cause a denial of service, or possibly
have another unknown impact.




Marc Deslauriers
Ubuntu Security Engineer     |
Canonical Ltd.               |

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