USN-4552-3: Pam-python regression
28 October 2020
USN-4552-1 and USN-4552-2 introduced a regression in Pam-python
- pam-python - Enables PAM modules to be written in Python
USN-4552-1 and USN-4552-2 fixed a vulnerability in Pam-python. The update
introduced a regression which prevented PAM modules written in Python from
importing python modules from site-specific directories.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
Malte Kraus discovered that Pam-python mishandled certain environment variables.
A local attacker could potentially use this vulnerability to execute programs