Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 09:44:38 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de> Subject: Re: potential OpenPAM vulnerability On 11/08/2011 08:56 AM, Sebastian Krahmer wrote: > Hi, > > OpenPAM, until recently, was not filtering the service argument of > pam_start() invocations. This can lead to a root compromise. > Note that Linux-PAM is entirely different as forbids anything with '/' > inside. > > Please see > > http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2011/11/openpam-trickery.html > > for more discussion and PoC. > This most likely affects FreeBSD and Solaris via the kcheckpass > vector. > > regards, > Sebastian > > Please use CVE-2011-4122 for this issue. -- -Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
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