CVE-2006-1376 Affecting shadow package, versions <1:4.0.14-9



    Attack Complexity Low

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.04% (6th percentile)
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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-SHADOW-523942
  • published 24 Mar 2006
  • disclosed 24 Mar 2006

How to fix?

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

The installation of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1r1 from the network install CD creates /var/log/debian-installer/cdebconf with world writable permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption).