Upstream information

CVE-2013-4331 at MITRE


Light Display Manager (aka LightDM) 1.4.x before 1.4.3, 1.6.x before 1.6.2, and 1.7.x before 1.7.14 uses 0664 permissions for the temporary .Xauthority file, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 839872 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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