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Security update for kdebase3-kdm-SLD


(Last modified: 22JUN2006)

solutions Security update for kdebase3-kdm-SLD SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c43d8bdde8ba418c079df014b739eaa7)

Applies to

Package: kdebase3-kdm-SLD
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11076
Release: 20060622
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

KDM stores the type of the previously used session in the users home directory.
By using a symlink users could trick kdm into also storing content of files that are normally not accesible by users (CVE-2006-2449).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh kdebase3-kdm-SLD.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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