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VPR Score: 4.2
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
A security issue has been reported in SLiM, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.
The security issue is caused due to the application generating the X authority file by passing the X authority cookie via the command line to 'xauth'. This can be exploited to disclose the X authority cookie by consulting the process list and e.g. gain access the user's display.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.