Upstream information

CVE-2012-0871 at MITRE

Description

The session_link_x11_socket function in login/logind-session.c in systemd-logind in systemd, possibly 37 and earlier, allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the X11 user directory in /run/user/.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.3
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 747154 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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