Fedora 15 : gdm-3.0.4-1.fc15 (2011-7822)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a flaw that can lead to web browser at the login
screen if policykit policies are changed to be more restrictive than
defaults.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709508
http://www.nessus.org/u?74d97c00

Solution :

Update the affected gdm package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54979 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48084

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1709

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