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Fedora Core 6 Update: gdm-2.16.5-2.fc6 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Gdm (the GNOME Display Manager) is a highly configurable reimplementation of xdm, the X Display Manager. JLANTHEA reported a denial of service flaw in the way that gdm listens on its unix domain socket. Any local user can crash the locally running X session.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-653
2007-08-01
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Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : gdm
Version     : 2.16.5
Release     : 2.fc6
Summary     : The GNOME Display Manager
Description :
Gdm (the GNOME Display Manager) is a highly configurable
reimplementation of xdm, the X Display Manager. Gdm allows you to log
into your system with the X Window System running and supports running
several different X sessions on your local machine at the same time.

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Update Information:

JLANTHEA reported a denial of service flaw in the way that
gdm listens on its unix domain socket. Any local user can
crash the locally running X session.
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* Tue Jul 31 2007 Ray Strode  - 1:2.16.5-2
- fix CVE-2007-3381

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This update can be downloaded from:
    http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/6/

8325d217b3ec741c1db7c161e609cd60962cb604  SRPMS/gdm-2.16.5-2.fc6.src.rpm
8325d217b3ec741c1db7c161e609cd60962cb604  noarch/gdm-2.16.5-2.fc6.src.rpm
f685bec86148df07b3e9a7f6d7de79fd6a6a66e4  ppc/gdm-2.16.5-2.fc6.ppc.rpm
8c083e9c40e8162e395f25df8d653afd697992f9  ppc/debug/gdm-debuginfo-2.16.5-2.fc6.ppc.rpm
01892c82ea8f333a83bb147dfa4ede56d8cd14e1  x86_64/gdm-2.16.5-2.fc6.x86_64.rpm
2a8e11a3ef4b1b86b831c1e046762763579a72a8  x86_64/debug/gdm-debuginfo-2.16.5-2.fc6.x86_64.rpm
7f4cbe4fd16a6107f20d76230c535c8f11bf9d40  i386/debug/gdm-debuginfo-2.16.5-2.fc6.i386.rpm
9f3f94be542c821e36f920cc5d218d730bbf4562  i386/gdm-2.16.5-2.fc6.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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