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Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 21:33:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: oss-security <>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - Debian/Ubuntu PAM auth module

Name: CVE-2009-3232
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20090908 CVE request - Debian/Ubuntu PAM auth module selection
Reference: URL:
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: UBUNTU:USN-828-1
Reference: URL:
Reference: BID:36306
Reference: URL:
Reference: SECUNIA:36620
Reference: URL:

pam-auth-update for PAM, as used in Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.4, and Debian
GNU/Linux, does not properly handle an "empty selection" for system
authentication modules in certain rare configurations, which causes
any attempt to be successful and allows remote attackers to bypass

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