Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / current : kdebase kdm local file reading vulnerability (SSA:2006-178-01)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21765
SynopsisThe remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
DescriptionNew kdebase packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a security issue with KDM (the KDE login manager) which could be exploited by a local attacker to read any file on the system. The official KDE security advisory may be found here:
SolutionUpdate the affected kdebase package.