Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Sebastian Krahmer discovered a race condition in the KDE Display
Manager (KDM). A local attacker could exploit this to change the
permissions on arbitrary files, thus allowing privilege escalation.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 45576 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0436
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