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Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 11:09:49 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: Debian/Ubuntu specific issue in
	xvfb-run (xorg)

* [2009-05-05 17:20:22 +0200] Nico Golde wrote:

>* Nico Golde <> [2009-05-05 17:18]:
>> can I get a CVE id for
>> The xvfb-run script used in Debian insecurely passes the X 
>> magic cookie via the commandline so it's an easy thing to 
>> grab it with system access.
>YFYI, our maintainer just told me that he thinks this is included 
>since Fedora 10 in Fedora as well...

Thanks for that.  It is in Fedora 10; I have to see if it's in older

Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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