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USN-2012-1: Light Display Manager vulnerability

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USN-2012-1: Light Display Manager vulnerability

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/23/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/08/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

LightDM 1.7.5 through 1.8.3 and 1.9.x before 1.9.2 does not apply the AppArmor profile to the Guest account, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions by leveraging the Guest account.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-lightdm

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