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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for pam (ALAS-2014-354) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for pam (ALAS-2014-354) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/10/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in pam_timestamp.c in the pam_timestamp module for Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.1.8 allow local users to create aribitrary files or possibly bypass authentication via a .. (dot dot) in the (1) PAM_RUSER value to the get_ruser function or (2) PAM_TTY value to the check_tty funtion, which is used by the format_timestamp_name function.

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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