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Bug 620510 (CVE-2016-6252) - <sys-apps/shadow-4.4: Incorrect integer handling in newuidmap/newuidmap results in LPE (CVE-2016-6252)
Summary: <sys-apps/shadow-4.4: Incorrect integer handling in newuidmap/newuidmap resul...
Alias: CVE-2016-6252
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal critical (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A1 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-06-03 13:30 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2017-06-06 06:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-06-03 13:30:37 UTC
CVE-2016-6252 (
  Integer overflow in shadow 4.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges via
  crafted input to newuidmap.
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-06-06 06:37:38 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201706-02 at
by GLSA coordinator Yury German (BlueKnight).