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Fedora Core 5 2006-692: gdm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gdm package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-692 (gdm).

Gdm (the GNOME Display Manager) is a highly configurable
reimplementation of xdm, the X Display Manager. Gdm permits you to log
into your system with the X Window System running and supports running
several different X sessions on your local machine at the same time.

Update Information:

This update addresses a moderate security issue where the
user can enter the GDM configuration GUI with a user
password when the Face Browser is enabled. Refer to
bugzilla.gnome.org bug #343476.

This update also upgrades GDM to version 2.14.8.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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