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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4569

Original release date: 09/21/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


backend/session.c in KDM in KDE 3.3.0 through 3.5.7, when autologin is configured and "shutdown with password" is enabled, allows remote attackers to bypass the password requirement and login to arbitrary accounts via unspecified vectors.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1376
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10359
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3227
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1725
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-716
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-517-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2361
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0905
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018724
External Source: BID
Name: 25730
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070919-1.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:190
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-15
External Source: XF
Name: kde-kdm-login-security-bypass(36711)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:021

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10359
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)