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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4169

GNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 2.21.1 allows local users to change permissions of arbitrary directories via a symlink attack on /tmp/.X11-unix/.
Publish Date : 2013-09-10 Last Update Date : 2013-09-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013-1213 -- gdm security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27417 unix
ELSA-2013:1213: gdm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23089 unix
RHSA-2013:1213: gdm security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131213 unix
RHSA-2013:1213: gdm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21234 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4169

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.14.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.16.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.16.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.18.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.18.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.18.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.19.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.19.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.19.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.20.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Gnome Gnome Display Manager 2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Gnome Display Manager 44

- References For CVE-2013-4169

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=988498 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1213.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1213
http://secunia.com/advisories/54661
SECUNIA 54661

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4169

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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