Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:03:50 -0400 From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@...onical.com> To: coley@...us.mitre.org Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, security@...ntu.com Subject: CVE Request: ldm (LTSP display manager) Could we please get a CVE assigned to the following issue?: Starting with ldm 2.2.x, upstream switched to using wwm as a minimal window manager. It was discovered that wwm ships with keybindings that allow spawning an xterm. As the ldm greeter runs as root, this allows for a passwordless root shell. Bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ldm/+bug/953340 Commit: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ltsp-upstream/ltsp/ldm-trunk/revision/1419 Thanks, Marc. -- Marc Deslauriers Ubuntu Security Engineer | http://www.ubuntu.com/ Canonical Ltd. | http://www.canonical.com/
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