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Ubuntu: USN-3255-1 (CVE-2017-7358): LightDM vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3255-1 (CVE-2017-7358): LightDM vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

In LightDM through 1.22.0, a directory traversal issue in debian/guest-account.sh allows local attackers to own arbitrary directory path locations and escalate privileges to root when the guest user logs out.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-lightdm

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