EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : gdm (EulerOS-SA-2017-1174)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the gdm package installed, the EulerOS
installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- It was found that gdm could crash due to a signal
handler dispatched to an invalid conversation. An
attacker could crash gdm by holding the escape key when
the screen is locked, possibly bypassing the locked
screen. (CVE-2015-7496)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected gdm package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103012 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7496

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