Vulnerability CVE-2009-1573


Published: 2009-05-06   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
xvfb-run 1.6.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu, Fedora 10, and possibly other operating systems place the magic cookie (MCOOKIE) on the command line, which allows local users to gain privileges by listing the process and its arguments.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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
Ubuntu -> Linux 
Redhat -> Fedora 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Branden robinson -> Xvfb-run 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/50348
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1185
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-939-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34828
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/05/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/05/2
http://secunia.com/advisories/39834
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=526678

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