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MDKSA-2000:047 - Linux Mandrake not vulnerable to pam_smb
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team <security () LINUX-MANDRAKE COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 12:16:47 -0600

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                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           pam_smb and pam_ntdom
Date:                   September 12th, 2000
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2000:047

Affected versions:      None
________________________________________________________________________

Problem Description:

 A bug exists in two PAM modules: pam_smb and pam_ntdom.  They are
 pluggable authentication modules that allow authentication of usernames
 and passwords in PAM-compatible environments against Windows and Samba.
 Both modules contain remotely exploitable stack buffer overflows.  This
 bug allows an attacker to execute arbitary code as root.  The versions
 affected are:  pam_smb < 1.1.6 and pam_ntdom < 0.24.
________________________________________________________________________

Linux-Mandrake does not ship with either the pam_smb or pam_ntdom
modules and is therefore not vulnerable to this exploit.  Linux-Mandrake
users who have installed this package on their own are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest versions available:

  pam_smb 1.1.6 at ftp://ftp.samba.org/pub/samba/pam_smb/
  pam_ntdom 0.24 at http://cb1.com/~lkcl/pam-ntdom/
________________________________________________________________________

You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake at:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security () linux-mandrake com
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Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security () linux-mandrake com>


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