Fedora Core 5 : gdm-2.14.8-1 (2006-692)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update addresses a moderate security issue where the user can
enter the GDM configuration GUI with a user password when the Face
Browser is enabled. Refer to bugzilla.gnome.org bug #343476.

This update also upgrades GDM to version 2.14.8.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora 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 and / or gdm-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24124 (fedora_2006-692.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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