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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2011-1709 264 +Priv 2011-06-14 2011-09-06
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
GNOME Display Manager (gdm) before 2.32.2, when glib 2.28 is used, enables execution of a web browser with the uid of the gdm account, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving the x-scheme-handler/http MIME type.
2 CVE-2011-0727 59 2011-03-31 2011-04-29
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
GNOME Display Manager (gdm) 2.x before 2.32.1 allows local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) dmrc or (2) face icon file under /var/cache/gdm/.
3 CVE-2009-2697 287 Bypass 2009-09-04 2010-08-21
6.8
None Remote Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
The 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.
4 CVE-2007-3381 20 DoS 2007-08-07 2011-04-07
1.5
None Local Medium Single system None None Partial
The GDM daemon in GNOME Display Manager (GDM) before 2.14.13, 2.16.x before 2.16.7, 2.18.x before 2.18.4, and 2.19.x before 2.19.5 does not properly handle NULL return values from the g_strsplit function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (persistent daemon crash) via a crafted command to the daemon's socket, related to (1) gdm.c and (2) gdmconfig.c in daemon/, and (3) gdmconfig.c and (4) gdmflexiserver.c in gui/.
5 CVE-2006-6105 Exec Code 2006-12-14 2010-09-15
4.3
User Local Low Single system Partial Partial Partial
Format 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.
6 CVE-2006-2452 +Priv 2006-06-09 2010-04-02
3.7
User Local High Not required Partial Partial Partial
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.
7 CVE-2006-1057 362 +Priv 2006-04-24 2011-08-10
3.7
User Local High Not required Partial Partial Partial
Race condition in daemon/slave.c in gdm before 2.14.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack when gdm performs chown and chgrp operations on the .ICEauthority file.
8 CVE-2003-0794 DoS 2003-11-17 2008-09-10
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
GDM 2.4.4.x before 2.4.4.4, and 2.4.1.x before 2.4.1.7, does not limit the number or duration of commands and uses a blocking socket connection, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by sending commands and not reading the results.
9 CVE-2003-0793 DoS 2003-11-17 2008-09-10
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
GDM 2.4.4.x before 2.4.4.4, and 2.4.1.x before 2.4.1.7, does not restrict the size of input, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption).
10 CVE-2003-0549 DoS 2003-08-27 2008-09-10
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
The X Display Manager Control Protocol (XDMCP) support for GDM before 2.4.1.6 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a short authorization key name.
11 CVE-2003-0548 DoS 2003-08-27 2008-09-10
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
The X Display Manager Control Protocol (XDMCP) support for GDM before 2.4.1.6 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) when a chosen host expires, a different issue than CVE-2003-0549.
12 CVE-2003-0547 2003-08-27 2008-09-10
2.1
None Local Low Not required Partial None None
GDM before 2.4.1.6, when using the "examine session errors" feature, allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the ~/.xsession-errors file.
13 CVE-2000-0504 DoS 2000-06-19 2008-09-10
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
libICE in XFree86 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by specifying a large value which is not properly checked by the SKIP_STRING macro.
14 CVE-2000-0491 DoS Exec Code Overflow 2000-05-24 2008-09-10
10.0
Admin Remote Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Buffer overflow in the XDMCP parsing code of GNOME gdm, KDE kdm, and wdm allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service via a long FORWARD_QUERY request.
15 CVE-1999-0990 1999-12-05 2008-09-09
2.1
None Local Low Not required Partial None None
Error messages generated by gdm with the VerboseAuth setting allows an attacker to identify valid users on a system.
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