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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: pam-1.0.4-4.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-3231
2009-04-02 16:29:22
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Name        : pam
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.0.4
Release     : 4.fc9
URL         : http://www.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/index.html
Summary     : A security tool which provides authentication for applications
Description :
PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a system security tool that
allows system administrators to set authentication policy without
having to recompile programs that handle authentication.

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Update Information:

 Update to new minor upstream release. Minor security issue fixes and bug fixes.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Mar 30 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 1.0.4-4
- replace libtool to drop unneeded /lib64 rpath
* Thu Mar 26 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 1.0.4-3
- replace all std descriptors when calling helpers (#491471)
* Tue Mar 17 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 1.0.4-2
- update to new upstream minor release (bugfixes and
  minor security fixes)
- drop tests for not pulling in libpthread (as NPTL should
  be safe)
* Tue Sep 23 2008 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 1.0.2-2
- new password quality checks in pam_cracklib
- report failed logins from btmp in pam_lastlog
- allow larger groups in modutil functions
- fix leaked file descriptor in pam_tally
* Wed May 21 2008 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 1.0.1-4
- pam_namespace: allow safe creation of directories owned by user (#437116)
- pam_unix: fix multiple error prompts on password change (#443872)
* Tue May 20 2008 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 1.0.1-3
- pam_selinux: add env_params option which will be used by OpenSSH
- fix build with new autoconf
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #489932 - CVE-2009-0887 pam: integer signedness error in _pam_StrTok()
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=489932
  [ 2 ] Bug #487216 - CVE-2009:0579 pam: MINDAYS not respected by pam for password changing
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487216
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update pam' 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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