September 12, 2000

New version of libpam-smb released

Author: JT Smith

libpam-smb contains a buffer overflow that can be used to execute
arbitrary commands with root privilege. libpam-smb was not shipped with
Debian 2.1 (slink), but was included in Debian 2.2 (potato).

A fixed version of libpam-smb is available in version 1.1.6-1 for Debian
2.2 (potato). We recommend upgrading your libpam-smb immediately.
The advisory is at LWN.net.

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