SuSE 11 Security Update : kdm (SAT Patch Number 2136)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50921


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 SAT patch number 2136.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50921

File Name: suse_11_kde4-kdm-100315.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-kdm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-kgreeter-plugins, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-kwin, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kdebase4-workspace, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kdebase4-workspace-ksysguardd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0436