CVE-2017-7358

Metadata

medium
6.9
lightdm
CVE-2017-7358
cve.mitre.org, ubuntu.com, launchpad.net
2017-04-04
2017-06-16 19:22
CVE-2017-7358 lightdm
2017-06-15 02:31
2017-04-06 02:03
2017-04-05 16:05
2017-04-05 00:03
2017-04-04 23:03

Description

In LightDM through 1.22.0, a directory traversal issue in debian/guest-account.sh allows local attackers to own arbitrary directory path locations and escalate privileges to root when the guest user logs out.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
devel lightdm 1.22.0-0ubuntu2
upstream lightdm None
xenial lightdm 1.18.3-0ubuntu1.1
yakkety lightdm 1.19.5-0ubuntu1.1

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise lightdm not-affected
trusty lightdm not-affected
vivid/stable-phone-overlay lightdm not-affected
vivid/ubuntu-core lightdm DNE