SuSE 10 Security Update : kdm (ZYPP Patch Number 6942)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45539


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The KDE display manager kdm contains a race condition which allows local attackers to make arbitrary files orld writable. CVE-2010-0436 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6942.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45539

File Name: suse_fileshareset-6942.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/04/15

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0436