CVE-2010-4706

Priority
Description
The pam_sm_close_session function in pam_xauth.c in the pam_xauth module in
Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.1.2 and earlier does not properly handle a failure to
determine a certain target uid, which might allow local users to delete
unintended files by executing a program that relies on the pam_xauth PAM
check.
Notes
sbeattiepam_xauth.so not enabled in default install
mdeslaurintroduced by this bugfix: http://git.altlinux.org/people/ldv/packages/?p=pam.git;a=commitdiff;h=60530da87ddd4ce280fbd5cae182dc7ac3b1a154#patch2
see complete patch list in CVE-2010-3435
More Information

Updated: 2020-09-10 01:39:23 UTC (commit 81a23a978c4436cd99e1d040e9e73e9146876281)