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SSA-2006-178-01 kdebase kdm local file reading vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2006-178-01 kdebase kdm local file reading vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New kdebase packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current
to fix a security issue with KDM (the KDE login manager) which could be
exploited by a local attacker to read any file on the system.

The official KDE security advisory may be found here:
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060614-1.txt

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2449




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Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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