FreeBSD : kdm -- passwordless login vulnerability (79b616d0-66d1-11dc-b25f-02e0185f8d72)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The KDE development team reports :

KDM can be tricked into performing a password-less login even for
accounts with a password set under certain circumstances, namely
autologin to be configured and 'shutdown with password' enabled.

See also :

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070919-1.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?7183a764

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26091 (freebsd_pkg_79b616d066d111dcb25f02e0185f8d72.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4569

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