Mandriva: 2013:230: gdm
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in gdm: GNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 2.21.1 allows local users to change permissions of arbitrary directories via a symlink attack on /tmp/.X11-unix/ (CVE-2013-4169). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:230
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : gdm
 Date    : September 11, 2013
 Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in gdm:
 
 GNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 2.21.1 allows local users to
 change permissions of arbitrary directories via a symlink attack on
 /tmp/.X11-unix/ (CVE-2013-4169).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4169
 rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1213.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 c9c0e22c4dbf7734df019ec39e494acb  mes5/i586/debugmode-8.81-10.8mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 61af3c6bf858f4b2aad9bfc9f67c2f69  mes5/i586/gdm-2.20.11-0.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 5ab82b08cef49c41ebc045196875b4a6  mes5/i586/gdm-Xnest-2.20.11-0.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 61ab1d9c46c4dbdc968775a5d825cbf1  mes5/i586/initscripts-8.81-10.8mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 8e097ab7ff0c6320770b86fb8cba73a4  mes5/SRPMS/gdm-2.20.11-0.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
 3ab56a25b076a224c01a72e12652cc01  mes5/SRPMS/initscripts-8.81-10.8mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 09773125c4a75eb46d191f23bdede06e  mes5/x86_64/debugmode-8.81-10.8mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 f34f8b5caf1aabcfd636929be8546fd0  mes5/x86_64/gdm-2.20.11-0.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 5b0ac4e9219acb4432102bd52aab2cc1  mes5/x86_64/gdm-Xnest-2.20.11-0.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 be5edadaada0e51a3f28eb40e9c54356  mes5/x86_64/initscripts-8.81-10.8mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 8e097ab7ff0c6320770b86fb8cba73a4  mes5/SRPMS/gdm-2.20.11-0.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
 3ab56a25b076a224c01a72e12652cc01  mes5/SRPMS/initscripts-8.81-10.8mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

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