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X.org Local Socket Hijack Vuln

X.org X Window Server Local Socket Hijacking Vulnerability
BugTraq ID: 12376
Remote: No
Date Published: Jan 26 2005
Relevant URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12376
Summary:
A local socket hijacking vulnerability affects X.org X Windows Server.  This issue
is due to a failure of the application to securely create socket directories.

An attacker may leverage this issue to hijack socket sessions, potentially
facilitating arbitrary read and write access with the privileges of the user that
started the vulnerable server.

SecurityFocus Linux Newsletter #221


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