Improper Input Validation Affecting shadow package, versions <1:



    Attack Complexity Low

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.43% (75th percentile)
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6.5 medium
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Red Hat
4 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-SHADOW-517564
  • published 19 Feb 2011
  • disclosed 19 Feb 2011

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:11 shadow to version 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. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in (1) chfn and (2) chsh in shadow 1:4.1.4 allow local users to add new users or groups to /etc/passwd via the GECOS field.