Vulnerability CVE-2000-1060


Published: 2000-12-11   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The default configuration of XFCE 3.5.1 bypasses the Xauthority access control mechanism with an "xhost + localhost" command in the xinitrc program, which allows local users to sniff X Windows traffic and gain privileges.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Xfree86 project -> XFCE 

 References:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0022.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1736
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5305

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