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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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