Posted by Maor Shwartz on Apr 18Link: https://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/3134
The following advisory describes a local privilege escalation via LightDM
found in Ubuntu versions 16.10 / 16.04 LTS.
Ubuntu is an open source software platform that runs everywhere from IoT
devices, the smartphone, the tablet and the PC to the server and the
cloud. LightDM is an X display manager that aims to be lightweight, fast,
extensible and multi-desktop. It...