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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-4029

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-4029

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The LockServer function in os/utils.c in X.Org xserver before 1.11.2 allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files to 444, read those files, and possibly cause a denial of service (removed execution permission) via a symlink attack on a temporary lock file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-extra
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-rdp
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-sdk
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-xvnc

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