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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-3149: Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-3149: Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/22/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The _expand_arg function in the pam_env module (modules/pam_env/pam_env.c) in Linux-PAM (aka pam) before 1.1.5 does not properly handle when environment variable expansion can overflow, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption).

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-pam

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