Scientific Linux Security Update : gdm on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way Gdm listens on its unix domain socket. A
local user could crash a running X session by writing malicious data
to Gdm's unix domain socket. (CVE-2007-3381)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?504935f9

Solution :

Update the affected gdm package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.5
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60239 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3381