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PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2003 12:12 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-announce] GLSA: pam_smb Reply with quote

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200309-01
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PACKAGE : pam_smb
SUMMARY : buffer overflow
DATE : 2003-09-01 12:12 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <pam_smb-2.0.0_rc5
FIXED VERSION : >=pam_smb-2.0.0_rc5
CVE : CAN-2003-0686

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quote from Debian DSA-374-1:

"If a long password is supplied, this can cause a buffer overflow which
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process which invokes PAM services."

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-misc/pam_smb upgrade to pam_smb-2.0.0_rc5 as follows

emerge sync
emerge pam_smb
emerge clean

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