CVE-ID

CVE-2011-1709

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
GNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 2.32.2, when glib 2.28 is used, enables execution of a web browser with the uid of the gdm account, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving the x-scheme-handler/http MIME type.
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Date Entry Created
20110415 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20110415)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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