Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gdm (MDKSA-2007:169)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in how 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.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected gdm and / or gdm-Xnest packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25946 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-169.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3381

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