GDM2 2.8.0.8 (stable)
Posted on: 06/08/2006 06:55 AM

GDM2 2.8.0.8 (stable) has been released

The 2.8.0.8 release is a stable release of GDM (note GDM 2.8.0.8 corresponds with gnome-2-12 branch) with the following new features. Note this contains an important security fix, so users and distros should update immediately.

- Correction for serious security issue where the user can enter the GDM configuration GUI with a user password when the Face Browser is enabled. Refer to bugzilla.gnome.org bug #343476 (Brian Cameron) This issue impacts all versions of GDM 2.8.0.0-2.8.0.7, 2.14.0-2.14.7, and 2.15.0-2.15.3. This issue was reported to vendor-sec one week ago and has ID #CVE-2006-2452.

- Translation updates (Stanislav Brabec, Josep Puigdemont i Casamaj\\303\\263, Abel Cheung, Priit Laes, Christophe Merlet, Clytie Siddall, \\303\\205smund Skj\\303\\246veland, Tommi Vainikainen)

GDM2 2.8.0.8 (stable)


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