Mandriva: Updated gdm packages fix DoS vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake 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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 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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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team