CVE-2006-4447

Published: 30 August 2006

X.Org and XFree86, including libX11, xdm, xf86dga, xinit, xload, xtrans, and xterm, does not check the return values for setuid and seteuid calls when attempting to drop privileges, which might allow local users to gain privileges by causing those calls to fail, such as by exceeding a ulimit.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
beast
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

xorg-server
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage