SuSE 11.1 Security Update : GDM (SAT Patch Number 3222)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 51600


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


This update provides the following fixes :

- 633655: Change the way dbus properties are exported to avoid write access to read-only properties.

- 627893: Upon relogin gdm displays the Windows domain, but tries to authenticate locally

- 490621: Windows domain not remembered from previous log-in

- 583060: Optionally allow to configure to prohibit end user to use 'root' id at gdm login

- 506917: Fix window login getting a huge horizontal size

- 627893: Fix that upon relogin gdm displays the Windows domain, but tries to authenticate locally. In addition this update was rebuilt against the latest dbus-glib bindings to avoid that local users can write properties that were exported read-only via dbus. (CVE-2010-1172)


Apply SAT patch number 3222.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 51600

File Name: suse_11_gdm-100930.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/21

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gdm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gdm-branding-upstream, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gdm-lang, 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: 2010/09/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1172