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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-4706: Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-4706: Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/24/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The pam_sm_close_session function in pam_xauth.c in the pam_xauth module in Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.1.2 and earlier does not properly handle a failure to determine a certain target uid, which might allow local users to delete unintended files by executing a program that relies on the pam_xauth PAM check.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-pam

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