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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