Scientific Linux Security Update : gdm and gnome-session on SL7.x x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 102662
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
gdm (3.22.3), gnome-session (3.22.3).
Security Fix(es) :
- It was found that gdm could crash due to a signal handler dispatched to an invalid conversation. An attacker could crash gdm by holding the escape key when the screen is locked, possibly bypassing the locked screen. (CVE-2015-7496)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.