Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that KDM would allow logins without password checks
under certain circumstances. If autologin was configured, and
'shutdown with password' enabled, a local user could exploit the
problem and gain root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28122 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4569