USN-1766-1: pam-xdg-support vulnerability
18 March 2013
pam-xdg-support could be made to run programs as an administrator.
- pam-xdg-support - PAM module for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR support
Zbigniew Tenerowicz and Sebastian Krzyszkowiak discovered that
pam-xdg-support incorrectly handled the PATH environment variable. A local
attacker could use this issue in combination with sudo to possibly escalate