EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : gdm (EulerOS-SA-2017-1174)
High Nessus Plugin ID 103012
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the gdm package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- 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)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected gdm package.