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RHSA-2000:120: Updated PAM packages available.

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RHSA-2000:120: Updated PAM packages available.

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/09/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated PAM packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 6.x and 7.

Red Hat Linux 7 and a previous PAM errata issued for Red Hat Linux 6.x both included a new module, pam_localuser. Although this module is not used in any default configurations, the version included was vulnerable to a buffer overflow. These updates remove this vulnerability and fix various other bugs.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-pam

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