CVE-2016-6252

Priority
Medium
Description
Integer overflow in shadow 4.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges via
crafted input to newuidmap.
References
Bugs
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (1:4.1.5.1-1ubuntu9.4)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:needed
Ubuntu Core 15.04:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.2)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):released (1:4.2-3.2ubuntu1.16.10.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (1:4.2-3.2ubuntu1.17.04.1)
Patches:
Vendor:https://bugzilla.suse.com/attachment.cgi?id=684679&action=diff
Upstream:https://github.com/shadow-maint/shadow/commit/1d5a926cc2d6078d23a96222b1ef3e558724dad1
More Information

Updated: 2017-05-10 22:27:13 UTC (commit 12521)