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MDKSA-2006:083: 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 MDKSA-2006:083 (gdm).



A race condition in daemon/slave.c in gdm before 2.14.1 permits local

users to gain rights via a symlink attack when gdm performs chown

and chgrp operations on the .ICEauthority file.



Packages have been patched to correct this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:083
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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