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CVE-2009-0887

Published: 12 March 2009

Integer signedness error in the _pam_StrTok function in libpam/pam_misc.c in Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.0.3 and earlier, when a configuration file contains non-ASCII usernames, might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and might allow remote authenticated users to obtain login access with a different user's non-ASCII username, via a login attempt.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
pam
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
gutsy Needed
(reached end-of-life)
hardy
Released (0.99.7.1-5ubuntu6.3)
intrepid Needed
(reached end-of-life)
jaunty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
karmic Not vulnerable
(1.1.0-2ubuntu1)
lucid Not vulnerable

maverick Not vulnerable

natty Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (1.0.1-10)
Patches:
upstream: http://pam.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/pam/Linux-PAM/libpam/pam_misc.c?r1=1.9&r2=1.9.2.1&pathrev=Linux-PAM-1_0-branch
upstream: http://pam.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/pam/Linux-PAM/tests/Makefile.am?r1=1.5&r2=1.5.2.1&pathrev=Linux-PAM-1_0-branch
upstream: http://pam.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/pam/Linux-PAM/tests/tst-pam_mkargv.c?r1=1.1&r2=1.1.2.3&pathrev=Linux-PAM-1_0-branch