[USN-1399-2] Light Display Manager vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Mar 13 13:49:32 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1399-2
March 13, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.10
Light Display Manager could be made to delete files as the administrator.
- lightdm: Display Manager
Ryan Lortie discovered that a guest session script bundled in the Light
Display Manager package improperly cleaned out certain guest session files.
A local attacker could use this issue to delete arbitrary files.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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