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From: <security <at> mandriva.com>
Subject: [ MDVSA-2011:070 ] gdm
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.mandrake.security.announce
Date: Friday 8th April 2011 10:55:01 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2011:070
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : gdm
 Date    : April 8, 2011
 Affected: 2010.1
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gdm:
 
 GNOME Display Manager (gdm) 2.x before 2.32.1 allows local users to
 change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a
 (1) dmrc or (2) face icon file under /var/cache/gdm/ (CVE-2011-0727).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0727
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2010.1:
 b87ae8a9f6a053127277eb001955e5cd 
2010.1/i586/gdm-2.30.2-12.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm
 b28d795dc551c5fee6c3b3bff0e8ce17 
2010.1/i586/gdm-user-switch-applet-2.30.2-12.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm 
 7298db5dd01ccefbc36f4294c6f03de8 
2010.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.30.2-12.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64:
 4afc1c392fdc386d949321a28f5e9783 
2010.1/x86_64/gdm-2.30.2-12.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm
 4a3f57e5bce8f18f558e2ff72a3259cf 
2010.1/x86_64/gdm-user-switch-applet-2.30.2-12.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm 
 7298db5dd01ccefbc36f4294c6f03de8 
2010.1/SRPMS/gdm-2.30.2-12.1mdv2010.2.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
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
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