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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/.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10887

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/.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-3381
Product(s):