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SSA-2006-178-01 kdebase kdm local file reading vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2006-178-01 kdebase kdm local file reading vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
New kdebase packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current
to fix a security issue with KDM (the KDE login manager) which could be
exploited by a local attacker to read any file on the system.
The official KDE security advisory may be found here:
More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.