Fedora 19 : gdm- (2013-8462)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66601


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This updates GDM to use more security conscious build flags. This updates improves the logo on the login screen.

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.


Update the affected gdm package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66601

File Name: fedora_2013-8462.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/26

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gdm, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/17

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2013-8462