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USN-964-1: Likewise Open vulnerability

26 July 2010

Local login restrictions could be bypassed.



  • likewise-open - Authentication services for Active Directory Domains


Matt Weatherford discovered that Likewise Open did not correctly check
password expiration for the local-provider account. A local attacker could
exploit this to log into a system they would otherwise not have access to.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 10.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.