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: 2019-12-05 20:56:08 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)