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Bug 219754

Summary: x11-terms/multi-aterm < 0.2.1-r1 X11 Display Security Issue (CVE-2008-1142)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Matt Fleming (RETIRED) <mjf>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: fauli, maintainer-needed
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Description Flags
backtrace none

Description Matt Fleming (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-04-29 19:35:56 UTC
multi-aterm-0.2.1 is vulnerable to the same X11 Display issue as rxvt,

"The security issue is caused due to the program using ":0" as it's X11 display
if the DISPLAY environment variable is missing. This can be exploited to
execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the user running rxvt via a
malicious X server."

rxvt bug #217819
Comment 1 Matt Fleming (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-04-29 19:37:05 UTC
Whiteboard and cc.
Comment 2 Tobias Heinlein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-03 12:37:25 UTC
Patch committed.

Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 hppa ppc release sparc x86"
Comment 3 Tobias Heinlein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-03 12:37:57 UTC
actually addding arches..
Comment 4 Christian Faulhammer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-03 15:24:49 UTC
Created attachment 151703 [details]

Crashes with following recipe:

 * Create some terminals with the button
 * Delete them but one
 * Create a new -> crash

But no regression, so I mark stable anyway
Comment 5 Christian Faulhammer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-03 15:25:12 UTC
Portage (default-linux/x86/2007.0/desktop, gcc-4.1.2, glibc-2.6.1-r0, 2.6.24-gentoo-r4 i686)
System uname: 2.6.24-gentoo-r4 i686 AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual Core Processor BE-2400
Timestamp of tree: Sat, 03 May 2008 13:30:01 +0000
app-shells/bash:     3.2_p17-r1
dev-java/java-config: 1.3.7, 2.1.4
dev-lang/python:     2.4.4-r9
dev-python/pycrypto: 2.0.1-r6
sys-devel/autoconf:  2.13, 2.61-r1
sys-devel/automake:  1.4_p6, 1.5, 1.6.3, 1.7.9-r1, 1.8.5-r3, 1.9.6-r2, 1.10.1
sys-devel/binutils:  2.18-r1
sys-devel/gcc-config: 1.4.0-r4
sys-devel/libtool:   1.5.26
virtual/os-headers:  2.6.23-r3
CONFIG_PROTECT="/etc /opt/openfire/resources/security/ /opt/openjms/config /usr/kde/3.5/env /usr/kde/3.5/share/config /usr/kde/3.5/shutdown /usr/share/config /var/lib/hsqldb /var/vpopmail/etc"
CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/env.d /etc/env.d/java/ /etc/fonts/fonts.conf /etc/gconf /etc/php/apache2-php5/ext-active/ /etc/php/cgi-php5/ext-active/ /etc/php/cli-php5/ext-active/ /etc/revdep-rebuild /etc/splash /etc/terminfo /etc/texmf/web2c /etc/udev/rules.d"
FEATURES="ccache distlocks metadata-transfer parallel-fetch sandbox sfperms strict unmerge-orphans userfetch userpriv"
PORTAGE_RSYNC_OPTS="--recursive --links --safe-links --perms --times --compress --force --whole-file --delete --stats --timeout=180 --exclude=/distfiles --exclude=/local --exclude=/packages"
USE="3dnow 3dnowext X a52 acl acpi aiglx alsa apache2 apm applet artworkextra asf audiofile avahi bash-completion beagle berkdb bidi bogofilter bootsplash branding bzip2 cairo ccache cdda cddb cdparanoia cdr cli console cracklib crypt css cups curl custom-cflags dbus dga directfb divx4linux dri dts dvd dvdr dvdread dvi eds emacs emboss encode esd evince evo exif fam fat fbcon fdftk ffmpeg firefox flac foomaticdb fortran ftp gb gcj gdbm gif glitz gnome gpm gsf gstreamer gtk gtk2 gtkhtml hal howl iconv icq idn imagemagick imap imlib immqt-bc isdnlog java javascript jpeg jpeg2k kde ldap libnotify lirc lm_sensors mad maildir matroska mbox midi mikmod mime mmx mmxext mng mono mp3 mpeg mpeg2 mudflap mule mysql nautilus ncurses nforce2 nls nocardbus nptl nptlonly nsplugin nvidia objc objc++ objc-gc offensive ogg opengl openmp pam pango pcre pdf perl php plotutils pmu png ppds pppd prediction preview-latex print python qt3 qt3support qt4 quicktime readline reflection samba sdk session slang spell spl sse ssl svg svga t1lib tcl tcpd tetex theora threads thumbnailing tiff tk toolkit-scroll-bars totem tracker truetype truetype-fonts type1-fonts udev unicode usb userlocales vcd videos vorbis win32codecs wmf wxwindows x86 xface xft xine xml xorg xosd xpm xv xvid zlib" ALSA_CARDS="intel8x0" ALSA_PCM_PLUGINS="adpcm alaw asym copy dmix dshare dsnoop empty extplug file hooks iec958 ioplug ladspa lfloat linear meter mulaw multi null plug rate route share shm softvol" APACHE2_MODULES="actions alias auth_basic authn_alias authn_anon authn_dbm authn_default authn_file authz_dbm authz_default authz_groupfile authz_host authz_owner authz_user autoindex cache dav dav_fs dav_lock deflate dir disk_cache env expires ext_filter file_cache filter headers include info log_config logio mem_cache mime mime_magic negotiation rewrite setenvif speling status unique_id userdir usertrack vhost_alias" CAMERAS="canon ptp2" ELIBC="glibc" INPUT_DEVICES="mouse keyboard" KERNEL="linux" LCD_DEVICES="bayrad cfontz cfontz633 glk hd44780 lb216 lcdm001 mtxorb ncurses text" LINGUAS="de" LIRC_DEVICES="atiusb" USERLAND="GNU" VIDEO_CARDS="vesa fbdev fglrx"
Comment 6 Christian Faulhammer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-03 15:44:13 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 7 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-04 09:50:02 UTC
alpha/sparc stable
Comment 8 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2008-05-04 13:36:10 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 9 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-05 02:07:21 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 10 Tobias Scherbaum (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-06 17:45:13 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 11 Peter Volkov (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-07 07:05:13 UTC
Fixed in release snapshot.
Comment 12 Tobias Heinlein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-07 18:59:43 UTC
GLSA 200805-03