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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:12:28 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@...onical.com>, coley@...us.mitre.org,
        security@...ntu.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: ldm (LTSP display manager)

On 03/12/2012 02:03 PM, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> 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.

Please use CVE-2012-1166 for this issue.


-- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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