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MDKSA-2006:231: gdm Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gdm package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:231 (gdm).
Local exploitation of a format string vulnerability in GNOME
Foundation's GNOME Display Manager host chooser window (gdmchooser)
could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on
the affected system.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:231
Threat Level: High
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