FreeBSD : kdm -- passwordless login vulnerability (79b616d0-66d1-11dc-b25f-02e0185f8d72)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 26091


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The KDE development team reports :

KDM can be tricked into performing a password-less login even for accounts with a password set under certain circumstances, namely autologin to be configured and 'shutdown with password' enabled.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 26091

File Name: freebsd_pkg_79b616d066d111dcb25f02e0185f8d72.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/09/24

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:kdebase3, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4569

CWE: 264