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SUSE-SA:2003:036: pam_smb

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SUSE-SA:2003:036: pam_smb

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/03/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/08/2005
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

The PAM module (and server) pam_smb allows users of Linux systems to be authenticated by querying an NT server. Dave Airlie <airlied@samba.org> informed us about a bug in the authentication code of pam_smb that allows a remote attacker to gain access to a system using pam_smb by issuing a too long password string.

Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement. Then, install the package using the command "rpm -Fhv file.rpm" to apply the update. Our maintenance customers are being notified individually. The packages are being offered to install from the maintenance web.

Solution(s)

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