Bug 1148659 - sddm: multiple flaws in SDDM display manager leading to privilege escalation to root
Summary: sddm: multiple flaws in SDDM display manager leading to privilege escalation ...
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20141001,repo...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1148660
Blocks: SDDMDefault
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-10-02 04:18 UTC by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:12 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:35:05 UTC


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Description Murray McAllister 2014-10-02 04:18:41 UTC
Sebastian Krahmer reported a number of flaws in the SDDM display manager that could allow a local user to escalate their privileges to root:

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=897788

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/6

Comment 1 Murray McAllister 2014-10-02 04:19:40 UTC
Created sddm tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1148660]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-10-28 06:46:54 UTC
sddm-0.9.0-2.20141007git6a28c29b.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-10-31 02:43:25 UTC
sddm-0.9.0-2.20141007git6a28c29b.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:35:05 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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