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GDM Examine Errors Symlink Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:112

GDM before 2.4.1.6 when using the "examine session errors" feature allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the ~/.xsession-errors file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0547
Product(s):
  • GDM