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[DSA1156] DSA-1156-1 kdebase

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1156-1 kdebase

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Ludwig Nussel discovered that kdm, the X display manager for KDE, handles
access to the session type configuration file insecurely, which may lead
to the disclosure of arbitrary files through a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3.2-1sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.2-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your kdm package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1156
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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