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Debian: DSA-4200-1: kwallet-pam security update

Date 14 May 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Fabian Vogt discovered that incorrect permission handling in the PAM module of the KDE Wallet could allow an unprivileged local user to gain ownership of arbitrary files.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4200-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
May 14, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : kwallet-pam
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10380

Fabian Vogt discovered that incorrect permission handling in the PAM
module of the KDE Wallet could allow an unprivileged local user to gain
ownership of arbitrary files.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.8.4-1+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your kwallet-pam packages.

For the detailed security status of kwallet-pam please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/kwallet-pam

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

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