SuSE 10 Security Update : gnome-screensaver (ZYPP Patch Number 5179)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

An attacker could log in without a valid password if the NIS server is
down. (CVE-2008-0887)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-0887.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5179.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33251 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0887

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