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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-0887: Linux-PAM: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-0887: Linux-PAM: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/12/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer signedness error in the _pam_StrTok function in libpam/pam_misc.c in Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.0.3 and earlier, when a configuration file contains non-ASCII usernames, might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and might allow remote authenticated users to obtain login access with a different user's non-ASCII username, via a login attempt.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-pam

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