CVE-2006-1844 Affecting shadow package, versions <1:4.0.14-9


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
NVD  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-SHADOW-306242
  • published 19 Apr 2006
  • disclosed 19 Apr 2006

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:10 shadow to version 1:4.0.14-9 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.

The Debian installer for the (1) shadow 4.0.14 and (2) base-config 2.53.10 packages includes sensitive information in world-readable log files, including preseeded passwords and pppoeconf passwords, which might allow local users to gain privileges.