Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdebase (MDKSA-2006:105)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A problem with how kdm manages the ~/.dmrc file was discovered by
Ludwig Nussel. By using a symlink attack, a local user could get kdm
to read arbitrary files on the system, including privileged system
files and those belonging to other users.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21720 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-105.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2449

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