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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-14
(GDM: Privilege escalation)
GDM allows a normal user to access the configuration manager.
When the 'face browser' in GDM is enabled, a normal user can use the
'configure login manager' with his/her own password instead of the root
password, and thus gain additional privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GDM users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=gnome-base/gdm-126.96.36.199'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21707 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2452
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