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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: pam_krb5-2.3.0-2.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-8618
2008-10-03 21:17:01
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Name        : pam_krb5
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.3.0
Release     : 2.fc9
URL         : []
Summary     : A Pluggable Authentication Module for Kerberos 5.
Description :
This is pam_krb5, a pluggable authentication module that can be used with
Linux-PAM and Kerberos 5. This module supports password checking, ticket
creation, and optional TGT verification and conversion to Kerberos IV tickets.
The included pam_krb5afs module also gets AFS tokens if so configured.

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Update Information:

This update adds a backported fix for CVE-2008-3825, a credential cache
permission bypass which becomes possible when the "existing_ticket" option is
enabled.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Oct  1 2008 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin redhat com> - 2.3.0-2
- fix ccache permissions bypass when the "existing_ticket" option is used
  (CVE-2008-3825)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #461960 - CVE-2008-3825 pam_krb5 existing_ticket permission flaw
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461960
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update pam_krb5' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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