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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1573

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.
Publish Date : 2009-05-06 Last Update Date : 2010-05-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1573

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Branden Robinson Xvfb-run 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Fedora 10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Ubuntu Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Branden Robinson Xvfb-run 1
Debian Debian Linux 1
Redhat Fedora 1
Ubuntu Linux 1

- References For CVE-2009-1573 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20090505 CVE id request: Debian/Ubuntu specific issue in xvfb-run (xorg)
MLIST [oss-security] 20090505 Re: CVE id request: Debian/Ubuntu specific issue in xvfb-run (xorg)
BID 34828 xvfb-run Insecure Magic Cookie Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2010-09-23
XF xvfbrun-magiccookie-info-disclosure(50348)
VUPEN ADV-2010-1185

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1573

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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