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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2020-22532a1a81
2020-11-28 02:02:44.955114
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Name        : pam
Product     : Fedora 33
Version     : 1.4.0
Release     : 9.fc33
URL         : https://www.linux-pam.org/
Summary     : An extensible library which provides authentication for applications
Description :
PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a system security tool that
allows system administrators to set authentication policy without
having to recompile programs that handle authentication.

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Update Information:

fix CVE-2020-27780: authentication bypass when the user doesn't exist
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Nov 24 2020 Iker Pedrosa  - 1.4.0-9
- fix CVE-2020-27780: authentication bypass when the user doesn't exist
  and root password is blank (#1901173)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1901094 - CVE-2020-27780 pam: authentication bypass when the user doesn't exist and root password is blank
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1901094
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