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CVE-2007-5079

Impact: Low
Public: 2006-02-13
Bugzilla: 181302: CVE-2007-5079 gdm with xdmcp ignoring tcp_wrappers on x86_64

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly compile and link gdm with tcp_wrappers on x86_64 platforms, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Find out more about CVE-2007-5079 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=181302

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gdm) RHSA-2010:0657 August 26, 2010

External References

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