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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.704783
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian: Security Advisory for sddm (DSA-4783-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'sddm'; package(s) announced via the DSA-4783-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'sddm'
package(s) announced via the DSA-4783-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Fabian Vogt discovered a flaw in sddm, a modern display manager for X11.
A local attacker can take advantage of a race condition when creating
the Xauthority file to escalate privileges.

Affected Software/OS:
'sddm' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.18.0-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your sddm packages.

CVSS Score:
3.3

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-28049
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