openSUSE Security Update : gdm (openSUSE-2015-240)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The GNOME Display Manager was updated to fix one security issue :

- Removed gdm-fingerprint and gdm-smartcard pamfiles that
allowed unlocking the screen without password or
fingerprint if fingerprint reader support was enabled.
(boo#900836).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=900836

Solution :

Update the affected gdm packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81963 ()

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