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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
GDM is the GNOME Display Manager, and is commonly used to provide a
graphical login for local users. Upgraded gdm packages are available
for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and -current. These fix two vulnerabilities
which could allow a local user to crash or freeze gdm, preventing
access to the machine until a reboot. Sites using gdm should upgrade,
especially sites such as computer labs that use gdm to provide public
or semi-public access.
See also :
Update the affected gdm package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18732 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0793CVE-2003-0794
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