openSUSE Security Update : lightdm (openSUSE-SU-2012:0354-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- update to version 1.0.9

- stop file descriptors leaking into the session processes
(bnc#745339, lp#927060, CVE-2012-1111)

- fix compilation against gthread

- change session directory once user permissions are set
so it works on NFS filesystems that don't allow root to
access files

- fix object cleanup on exit

- fix lightdm --debug not working on newer GLib

- drop privileges when reading ~/.dmrc (CVE-2011-3153)

- fix crash calling lightdm_get_layout

- drop lightdm-CVE-2011-3153.patch which has been included
upstream

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-03/msg00019.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745339

Solution :

Update the affected lightdm packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74566 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3153
CVE-2012-1111

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