Bug#329156: /usr/sbin/gnome-pty-helper: writes arbitrary utmp
psz at maths.usyd.edu.au
Mon Sep 26 12:12:45 UTC 2005
> Do you have a CVE ID for this security issue?
No. Sorry, I do not know how to get one. (Nor am sure if this is serious
enough to deserve one.)
> Did you check whether libvte4 is affected?
No. Do not know what libvte4 is.
> Do you have a fix?
No. (Fanciful idea: try running xhost, if it fails then surely you do not
"own" that display. Slow, maybe secure. That is what I use now.)
Paul Szabo psz at maths.usyd.edu.au http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/psz/
School of Mathematics and Statistics University of Sydney Australia
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