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LIN6-10239 : Security Advisory - libuser - CVE-2015-3245

Created: Aug 16, 2015    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Sep 14, 2015
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in the chfn function in libuser before 0.56.13-8 and 0.60 before 0.60-7, as used in the userhelper program in the usermode package, allows local users to cause a denial of service (/etc/passwd corruption) via a newline character in the GECOS field.

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