DSA 2430-1: python-pam security update
Posted on: 03/11/2012 09:27 AM

A python-pam security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2430-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 10, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : python-pam
Vulnerability : double free
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-1502

Markus Vervier discovered a double free in the Python interface to the
PAM library, which could lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.2-12.2+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.2-13.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-pam packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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