Integer Overflow or Wraparound Affecting shadow package, versions <1:4.4-1



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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7.8 high
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Red Hat
5.3 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-SHADOW-306193
  • published 17 Feb 2017
  • disclosed 17 Feb 2017

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:10 shadow to version 1:4.4-1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream shadow package and not the shadow package as distributed by Debian:10. See How to fix? for Debian:10 relevant fixed versions and status.

Integer overflow in shadow 4.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges via crafted input to newuidmap.