September 7, 2009

GLSA 200909-01 (Normal): pam


Linux-PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is an architecture allowing the separation of the development of privilege granting software from the development of secure and appropriate authentication schemes.


Marcus Granado repoted that Linux-PAM does not properly handle user names that contain Unicode characters. This is related to integer signedness errors in the pam_StrTok() function in libpam/pam_misc.c...

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