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[DSA1150] DSA-1150-1 shadow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1150-1 shadow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A bug has been discovered in several packages that execute the
setuid() system call without checking for success when trying to drop
rights, which may fail with some PAM configurations.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.3-31sarge8.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.17-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your passwd package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1150
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 18850

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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