[Full-Disclosure] MDKSA-2003:100 - Updated gdm packages fix local vulnerabilities

2003-10-17T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:5260
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2003-10-17T00:00:00

Description

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            Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

Package name: gdm Advisory ID: MDKSA-2003:100 Date: October 16th, 2003

Affected versions: 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1


Problem Description:

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in gdm by Jarno Gassenbauer that would allow a local attacker to cause gdm to crash or freeze.

The provided packages are patched to fix this problem.


References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0793 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0794


Updated Packages:

Corporate Server 2.1: 2415e6b15710985db37f26e59994f3b4 corporate/2.1/RPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.90mdk.i586.rpm bd7d7a7226ced78c725e02e3566b4e69 corporate/2.1/RPMS/gdm-Xnest-2.4.1.6-0.4.90mdk.i586.rpm 40d9f1610797b08c0983f40ae13b9238 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.90mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64: 881cda419d0219f52892a24cd8aebae8 x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.90mdk.x86_64.rpm 38ec4809a9b2a7f595198cdbe29f7e4b x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/gdm-Xnest-2.4.1.6-0.4.90mdk.x86_64.rpm 40d9f1610797b08c0983f40ae13b9238 x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.90mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1: 2cd716dcbf5ece067278ba90c29d0341 9.1/RPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.91mdk.i586.rpm 60193a5489038aa012c24b853bc7f176 9.1/RPMS/gdm-Xnest-2.4.1.6-0.4.91mdk.i586.rpm d1aceb0deb1a3515a02b0b66d0f381de 9.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC: 491767107a03cf195c8c86df44eb704d ppc/9.1/RPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.91mdk.ppc.rpm b64a8250f0eab46f595b4ef484a783b8 ppc/9.1/RPMS/gdm-Xnest-2.4.1.6-0.4.91mdk.ppc.rpm d1aceb0deb1a3515a02b0b66d0f381de ppc/9.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.4.1.6-0.4.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.2: c3306d682a085cbf50af9b7498bcc945 9.2/RPMS/gdm-2.4.4.0-2.1.92mdk.i586.rpm 0b70010cb78963062c5ab4964b82b995 9.2/RPMS/gdm-Xnest-2.4.4.0-2.1.92mdk.i586.rpm a5d6f00670c5bdaeb5906451714e7497 9.2/SRPMS/gdm-2.4.4.0-2.1.92mdk.src.rpm


Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):


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