Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
A format string vulnerability was discovered in the gdmchooser
component of the GNOME Display Manager. By typing a specially crafted
host name, local users could gain gdm user privileges, which could
lead to further account information exposure.
Update the affected gdm package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27982 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6105