Upstream information

CVE-2006-2452 at MITRE

Description

GNOME GDM 2.8, 2.12, 2.14, and 2.15, when the "face browser" feature is enabled, allows local users to access the "Configure Login Manager" functionality using their own password instead of the root password, which can be leveraged to gain additional privileges.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 180219 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • gdm >= 2.6.0.0-2.19
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11050
Open Enterprise Server
  • gdm >= 2.4.4.7-35.4
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11050
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • gdm >= 2.8.0.4-2.2
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • gdm >= 2.8.0.7-57.11
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • gdm >= 2.4.4.7-35.4
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • gdm >= 2.6.0.0-18.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • gdm >= 2.6.0.8-10.2