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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-1362
2007-07-31 15:55:29.098638
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Name        : gdm
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.18.4
Release     : 1.fc7
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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ChangeLog:

* Tue Jul 31 2007 Ray Strode <rstrode@redhat.com> - 1:2.18.4-1
- Update to 2.18.4
- Fixes CVE-2007-3381
* Fri Jul  6 2007 Matthias Clasen <mclasen@redhat.com> - 1:2.18.3-1
- Update to 2.18.3
* Tue May 29 2007 Matthias Clasen <mclasen@redhat.com> - 1:2.18.2-1
- Update to 2.18.2
- Drop upstreamed patches
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References:

[ 1 ]  Bug #250277
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=250277
[ 2 ]  CVE-2007-3381
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3381
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Updated packages:

7472afda810a65c2e0d48b18322c1a4549581296 gdm-debuginfo-2.18.4-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
5927a6435065cc608be63483eed8a3e701dc4693 gdm-extra-faces-2.18.4-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
bce7fa92272ae87eb201f2f1992853b9ff1ff08e gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
c8cf04d04b060ff515350bdd8d31e329bc3440ee gdm-extra-faces-2.18.4-1.fc7.i386.rpm
a708986515973074ce43a3bb657e3aa83e2bbd9f gdm-debuginfo-2.18.4-1.fc7.i386.rpm
fd30915168956cb18f5b8f9c2c1f1ad88f5ed2c9 gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7.i386.rpm
286a0fea7ce9b21e0517fed3141ca8e1e459208b gdm-debuginfo-2.18.4-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
139dc746e3e5bc06b66621a255c98c518174a7c0 gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
8c4bd659684632b16c8f725b1fea16189f8f9698 gdm-extra-faces-2.18.4-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
be41ce6f4989be45c6fc8803f425fae2f719a8c3 gdm-debuginfo-2.18.4-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
ef92c79441e33abf141f6ea24f15095296e1e0c5 gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
bd895ec4af9dd543b904fc2e29835fa63b7c2cf9 gdm-extra-faces-2.18.4-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
3b693f08837c73f774b2f302327738dd290c277e gdm-2.18.4-1.fc7.src.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://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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