Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gdm (MDKSA-2007:169)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 25946
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in how gdm listens on its unix domain socket. A local user could crash a running X session by writing malicious data to gdm's unix domain socket.
Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected gdm and / or gdm-Xnest packages.