gdm/guest-session-cleanup.sh in gdm-guest-session 0.24 and earlier, as used in Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS, 10.10, and 11.04, allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a space in the name of a file in /tmp. NOTE: this identifier was SPLIT from CVE-2012-0943 per ADT1/ADT2 due to different codebases and affected versions. CVE-2012-0943 is used for the guest-account issue.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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