libdbus 1.5.x and earlier, when used in setuid or other privileged
programs in X.org and possibly other products, allows local users to
gain privileges and execute arbitrary code via the
DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable. NOTE: libdbus
maintainers state that this is a vulnerability in the applications
that do not cleanse environment variables, not in libdbus itself: "we
do not support use of libdbus in setuid binaries that do not sanitize
their environment before their first call into libdbus."
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