Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-02 ] Shadow
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-02)
Bug(s): #610804, #620510
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Shadow, the worst of
which might allow privilege escalation.
Shadow is a set of tools to deal with user accounts.
Vulnerable: < 4.4-r2
Unaffected: >= 4.4-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Shadow. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition,
gain privileges via crafted input, or SIGKILL arbitrary processes.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Shadow users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/shadow-4.4-r2"