[SECURITY] Fedora Core 6 Update: pam-

Tomas Mraz tmraz at redhat.com
Mon Jun 11 20:04:45 UTC 2007

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : pam
Version     :
Release     : 3.22.fc6
Summary     : A security tool 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.

Update Information:

This update contains many fixes required for MLS and also
fix for low severity security issue with console ownership.

* Thu Apr 26 2007 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com>
- make unix_update helper executable only by root as it isn't
  useful for regular user anyway
* Mon Apr 23 2007 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com>
- pam_namespace: better document behavior on failure (#237249)
- pam_unix: split out passwd change to a new helper binary (#236316)
* Tue Apr  3 2007 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com>
- pam_selinux: improve context change auditing (#234781)
* Fri Mar 30 2007 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com>
- pam_console: always decrement use count (#233581)
- pam_namespace: fix parsing config file with unknown users (#234513)
* Mon Feb 26 2007 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com>
- pam_namespace: unmount poly dir for override users (#229689)
- pam_namespace: use raw context for poly dir name (#227345)
- pam_namespace: truncate long poly dir name (append hash) (#230120)

This update can be downloaded from:

3211a0e1c55f6ce20e8c1cff277bbee009527697  SRPMS/pam-
3211a0e1c55f6ce20e8c1cff277bbee009527697  noarch/pam-
873b01bdc3788e002e829373756a8f4110c8316b  ppc/pam-devel-
d9ab52bb0c3a11963c92c395f7c776a7da5a71cf  ppc/debug/pam-debuginfo-
09d38ba0e9a7ea9c46b3640bd7989091d6e1a560  ppc/pam-
f4e515041e8e13325ed4974d8132a384eba1876e  x86_64/debug/pam-debuginfo-
e9c45da6e689cb8f3676a5da6577279461d8cc71  x86_64/pam-
195ab2ecd72583873c100b7129708c895dee1c78  x86_64/pam-devel-
9b0b82300122e23e80593d64990a2e1325f20388  i386/debug/pam-debuginfo-
9c89fd3b52bb6b0c312bfdcccf18cb5c5067c8fd  i386/pam-devel-
fd61ee4978dda42c7bac51ef6cea1f7338ef425b  i386/pam-

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.

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