Fedora 20 : lightdm-1.7.15-1.fc20 (2013-16293)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

New upstream bugfix release :

- Correctly set permissions on Xauthority file.

- Correctly set $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP for non-autologin
sessions

- Fix overallocation of array for strings from greeter.

- Set XDG_VTNR=1 as a fallback if using SeatUnity
without a functioning compositor or working VT
switching, so that logind will recognize the VT as
active.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007187
http://www.nessus.org/u?93fb0b70

Solution :

Update the affected lightdm package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70055 ()

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