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[DSA370] DSA-370-1 pam-pgsql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-370-1 pam-pgsql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Florian Zumbiehl reported a vulnerability in pam-pgsql whereby the
username to be used for authentication is used as a format string when
writing a log message. This vulnerability may permit a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the program requesting
PAM authentication.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-3woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-7.
We recommend that you update your pam-pgsql package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-370
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8379

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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