SuSE 11.1 Security Update : GDM (SAT Patch Number 3222)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update provides the following fixes :

- 633655: Change the way dbus properties are exported to
avoid write access to read-only properties.

- 627893: Upon relogin gdm displays the Windows domain,
but tries to authenticate locally

- 490621: Windows domain not remembered from previous
log-in

- 583060: Optionally allow to configure to prohibit end
user to use 'root' id at gdm login

- 506917: Fix window login getting a huge horizontal size

- 627893: Fix that upon relogin gdm displays the Windows
domain, but tries to authenticate locally. In addition
this update was rebuilt against the latest dbus-glib
bindings to avoid that local users can write properties
that were exported read-only via dbus. (CVE-2010-1172)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490621
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=506917
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=583060
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627893
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628607
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=633655
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1172.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 3222.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51600 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1172

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