Linux-PAM released

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Tue Jan 23 13:35:31 UTC 2007


The Linux-PAM developement team is pleased to announce the release
of version

This release fixes a serious problem in introduced in the
previous release With that release anyone would be able to
log in into account with '!!' or similar password hash in /etc/shadow
or /etc/passwd using any password. Anyone using pam_unix should immediately
upgrade. CVE-2007-0003 ( was assigned to this issue.


* Security fix for (CVE-2007-0003).

 Your Linux-PAM development team

Tomas Mraz
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                                              Turkish proverb

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