openSUSE 10 Security Update : gdm (gdm-2387)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27233


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A format string bug in the program 'gdmchooser' could potentially be exploited to execute code under a different user id.


Update the affected gdm package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27233

File Name: suse_gdm-2387.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdm, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/12