CVE-2011-1842

2011-05-03T00:55:00
ID CVE-2011-1842
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-08-17T01:34:00

Description

dbus_backend/lsd.py in the D-Bus backend in language-selector before 0.6.7 does not validate the arguments to the (1) SetSystemDefaultLangEnv and (2) SetSystemDefaultLanguageEnv functions, which allows local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in a string argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0729.