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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:12:28 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Marc Deslauriers <>,,
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:
> Commit:
> Thanks,
> Marc.

Please use CVE-2012-1166 for this issue.

Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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