CVE-2006-3378

Published: 06 July 2006

passwd command in shadow in Ubuntu 5.04 through 6.06 LTS, when called with the -f, -g, or -s flag, does not check the return code of a setuid call, which might allow local users to gain root privileges if setuid fails in cases such as PAM failures or resource limits.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
shadow
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage