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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for pam (ALAS-2013-160) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for pam (ALAS-2013-160) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/22/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the _assemble_line function in modules/pam_env/pam_env.c in Linux-PAM (aka pam) before 1.1.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string of white spaces at the beginning of the ~/.pam_environment file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam-devel

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