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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.64803
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1364
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description: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.

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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1364.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2697
BugTraq ID: 36219
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36219
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9586
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:1364
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1364.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/36553
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