SuSE 10 Security Update : kdm (ZYPP Patch Number 6942)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The KDE display manager kdm contains a race condition which allows
local attackers to make arbitrary files orld writable. CVE-2010-0436
has been assigned to this issue.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0436.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6942.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45539 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0436

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