openSUSE 10 Security Update : gdm (gdm-1582)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 27232


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update solves a bug in GDM. This bug allows to bypass root authorization to access the login configuration. (CVE-2006-2452)


Update the affected gdm package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 27232

File Name: suse_gdm-1582.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdm, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2452