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Bug 904518 (CVE-2023-29383) - <sys-apps/shadow-4.13-r3: passwd file manipulation via chfn
Summary: <sys-apps/shadow-4.13-r3: passwd file manipulation via chfn
Alias: CVE-2023-29383
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A4 [glsa?]
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on: 904520
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Reported: 2023-04-18 16:04 UTC by Michael Vetter
Modified: 2023-05-01 00:20 UTC (History)
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Comment 1 Michael Vetter 2023-04-18 16:15:26 UTC
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2023-04-18 16:35:08 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit f00fc3d1955bec0b229a0a4e5affc3080f4554fd
Author:     Michael Vetter <>
AuthorDate: 2023-04-18 16:01:40 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2023-04-18 16:33:34 +0000

    sys-apps/shadow: fix CVE-2023-29383
    Signed-off-by: Michael Vetter <>
    Signed-off-by: Mike Gilbert <>

 .../shadow/files/shadow-4.13-CVE-2023-29383.patch  | 100 ++++++++
 sys-apps/shadow/shadow-4.13-r3.ebuild              | 264 +++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 364 insertions(+)
Comment 3 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-04-30 23:45:53 UTC
Thanks! Please cleanup
Comment 4 Mike Gilbert gentoo-dev 2023-05-01 00:20:52 UTC
Cleanup done.