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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.878758
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora: Security Advisory for gdm (FEDORA-2020-1650d8012f)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'gdm'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-1650d8012f advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'gdm'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-1650d8012f advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
GDM, the GNOME Display Manager, handles authentication-related backend
functionality for logging in a user and unlocking the user', s session after
it', s been locked. GDM also provides functionality for initiating user-switching,
so more than one user can be logged in at the same time. It handles
graphical session registration with the system for both local and remote
sessions (in the latter case, via the XDMCP protocol). In cases where the
session doesn', t provide it', s own display server, GDM can start the display
server on behalf of the session.

Affected Software/OS:
'gdm' package(s) on Fedora 33.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
4.4

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-27837
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