DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the host chooser window (gdmchooser) in GNOME Foundation Display Manager (gdm) allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a hostname, which are used in an error dialog.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2006:029, published Tue, 19 Dec 2006 15:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 05:18:04 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:35 2022