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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1293

ldm in Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) 0.99 and 2 passes the -ac option to the X server on each LTSP client, which allows remote attackers to connect to this server via TCP port 6006 (aka display :6).
Publish Date : 2008-04-29 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1561 ldm -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7398 unix
DSA-1561-1 ltsp - information disclosure oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20319 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-2008-1293

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ltsp Linux Terminal Server Project 0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ltsp Linux Terminal Server Project 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ltsp Linux Terminal Server Project 2

- References For CVE-2008-1293
XF ltsp-ldm-weak-security(42080)
BID 28960 Linux Terminal Server Project 'ldm' Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-07
MLIST [oss-security] 20080312 Re: CVE request: insecure X11 handling in ltsp
MLIST [oss-security] 20080311 CVE request: insecure X11 handling in ltsp

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1293

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