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.
Published 2009-09-04 20:30:00
Updated 2017-09-19 01:29:17
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-2697

1.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 82 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-2697

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-2697

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2009-2697

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