CVE-2009-2697

NameCVE-2009-2697
DescriptionThe Red Hat build script for the GNOME Display Manager (GDM) before 2.16.0-56 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 omits TCP Wrapper support, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via XDMCP connections, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-5079.
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NVD severitymedium

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gdmsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- gdm <not-affected> (TCP Wrappers support enabled correctly)

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