Descriptionsamples/powerbtn/powerbtn.sh in acpid (aka acpid2) 2.0.16 and earlier uses the pidof program incorrectly, which allows local users to gain privileges by running a program with the name kded4 and a DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable containing commands.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.
|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 19:13:13 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 13 18:38:39 2023