Fedora 7 : gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7 (2007-1362)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 27712
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionJLANTHEA reported a denial of service flaw in the way that gdm listens on its unix domain socket. Any local user can crash the locally running X session.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected gdm, gdm-debuginfo and / or gdm-extra-faces packages.