[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:169 ] - Updated gdm packages fix DoS vulnerability
Posted on: 08/22/2007 09:05 AM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2007:169
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : gdm
Date : August 21, 2007
Affected: 2007.0, 2007.1
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was discovered in how gdm listens on its unix domain
socket. A local user could crash a running X session by writing
malicious data to gdm's unix domain socket.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3381
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
7359520cadf5912aae2ec02a5ba7f90a 2007.0/i586/gdm-2.16.0-2.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
dabdab3233154e7a135eec43530f1c48 2007.0/i586/gdm-Xnest-2.16.0-2.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
4230b66decf554a77e6bed8e2c195de4 2007.0/SRPMS/gdm-2.16.0-2.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
955f12975076a9b6494ec2e2c5857a00 2007.0/x86_64/gdm-2.16.0-2.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
b086cc239aff70523ce10f95ce03d36b 2007.0/x86_64/gdm-Xnest-2.16.0-2.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
4230b66decf554a77e6bed8e2c195de4 2007.0/SRPMS/gdm-2.16.0-2.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
49975884aecd2c33fe5ac735771d900b 2007.1/i586/gdm-2.18.0-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
afc5155f2a72783e030b04743f0935ba 2007.1/i586/gdm-Xnest-2.18.0-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
2f6c6fbfe4c8debbd9a6de7f075f6c86 2007.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.18.0-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
3110df21eab0c41100c6c4f903a1f12b 2007.1/x86_64/gdm-2.18.0-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
4babb9888ab4bf15824870ab336c293c 2007.1/x86_64/gdm-Xnest-2.18.0-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
2f6c6fbfe4c8debbd9a6de7f075f6c86 2007.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.18.0-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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