Debian Security Advisory DSA 1561-1 (ldm)

Published: 2008-04-30 17:28:13
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201561-1

Technical Details:
Christian Herzog discovered that within the Linux Terminal Server Project, it was possible to connect to X on any LTSP client from any host on the network, making client windows and keystrokes visible to that host. NOTE: most ldm installs are likely to be in a chroot environment exported over NFS, and will not be upgraded merely by upgrading the server itself. For example, on the i386 architecture, to upgrade ldm will likely require: chroot /opt/ltsp/i386 apt-get update chroot /opt/ltsp/i386 apt-get dist-upgrade For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.99debian11+etch1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:0.1~bzr20080308-1. We recommend that you upgrade your ldm Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ldm announced via advisory DSA 1561-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1293

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.8
Published
2008-04-30
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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