CVE-2014-2583

Published: 10 April 2014

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in pam_timestamp.c in the pam_timestamp module for Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.1.8 allow local users to create arbitrary files or possibly bypass authentication via a .. (dot dot) in the (1) PAM_RUSER value to the get_ruser function or (2) PAM_TTY value to the check_tty function, which is used by the format_timestamp_name function.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
pam
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.1.8-3.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.1.8-1ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/linux-pam.git/commit/?id=9dcead87e6d7f66d34e7a56d11a30daca367dffb