openSUSE Security Update : gdm (openSUSE-SU-2011:0275-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Local users could trick gdm into changing ownership of arbitrary files
by placing symlinks in the user session cache (CVE-2011-0727).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00001.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=679786

Solution :

Update the affected gdm packages.

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: 75847 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0727

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