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lightdm: permission bypass/denial of service

Package(s):lightdm CVE #(s):
Created:March 5, 2012 Updated:March 7, 2012
Description: From the Ubuntu advisory:

Austin Clements discovered that Light Display Manager incorrectly leaked file descriptors to child processes. A local attacker can use this to bypass intended permissions and write to the log file, cause a denial of service, or possibly have another unknown impact.

Alerts:
Ubuntu USN-1382-1 lightdm 2012-03-05

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