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Debian: CVE-2016-6318: cracklib2 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-6318: cracklib2 -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the FascistGecosUser function in lib/fascist.c in cracklib allows local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) or gain privileges via a long GECOS field, involving longbuffer.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-cracklib2

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