RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1364

2009-09-09T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:64803
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
Modified 2017-07-12T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing updates announced in advisory RHSA-2009:1364.

The GNOME Display Manager (GDM) is a configurable re-implementation of XDM, the X Display Manager. GDM allows you to log in to your system with the X Window System running, and supports running several different X sessions on your local machine at the same time.

A flaw was found in the way the gdm package was built. The gdm package was missing TCP wrappers support, which could result in an administrator believing they had access restrictions enabled when they did not. (CVE-2009-2697)

All users should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues. GDM must be restarted for this update to take effect. Rebooting achieves this, but changing the runlevel from 5 to 3 and back to 5 also restarts GDM.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: RHSA_2009_1364.nasl 6683 2017-07-12 09:41:57Z cfischer $
# Description: Auto-generated from advisory RHSA-2009:1364 ()
#
# Authors:
# Thomas Reinke <reinke@securityspace.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
# Text descriptions are largely excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2,
# or at your option, GNU General Public License version 3,
# as published by the Free Software Foundation
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#

include("revisions-lib.inc");
tag_summary = "The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:1364.

The GNOME Display Manager (GDM) is a configurable re-implementation of XDM,
the X Display Manager. GDM allows you to log in to your system with the X
Window System running, and supports running several different X sessions on
your local machine at the same time.

A flaw was found in the way the gdm package was built. The gdm package was
missing TCP wrappers support, which could result in an administrator
believing they had access restrictions enabled when they did not.
(CVE-2009-2697)

All users should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these
issues. GDM must be restarted for this update to take effect. Rebooting
achieves this, but changing the runlevel from 5 to 3 and back to 5 also
restarts GDM.";

tag_solution = "Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network.  To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date";



if(description)
{
 script_id(64803);
 script_version("$Revision: 6683 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-07-12 11:41:57 +0200 (Wed, 12 Jul 2017) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-09-09 02:15:49 +0200 (Wed, 09 Sep 2009)");
 script_cve_id("CVE-2009-2697");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.8");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
 script_name("RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1364");



 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

 script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com");
 script_family("Red Hat Local Security Checks");
 script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
 script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/rhel", "ssh/login/rpms");
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
 script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
 script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1364.html");
 script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low");
 exit(0);
}

#
# The script code starts here
#

include("pkg-lib-rpm.inc");

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"gdm", rpm:"gdm~2.16.0~56.el5", rls:"RHENT_5")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"gdm-debuginfo", rpm:"gdm-debuginfo~2.16.0~56.el5", rls:"RHENT_5")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"gdm-docs", rpm:"gdm-docs~2.16.0~56.el5", rls:"RHENT_5")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}