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USN-828-1: PAM vulnerability

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USN-828-1: PAM vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/17/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

pam-auth-update for PAM, as used in Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.4, and Debian GNU/Linux, does not properly handle an "empty selection" for system authentication modules in certain rare configurations, which causes any attempt to be successful and allows remote attackers to bypass authentication.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpam-runtime

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