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Bug 699034 (CVE-2019-16729) - dev-python/python-pam: local privilege escalation (CVE-2019-16729)
Summary: dev-python/python-pam: local privilege escalation (CVE-2019-16729)
Alias: CVE-2019-16729
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ~1 [noglsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-10-31 16:44 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2020-01-05 03:47 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2019-10-31 16:44:11 UTC
CVE-2019-16729 (
  pam-python before 1.0.7-1 has an issue in regard to the default environment
  variable handling of Python, which could allow for local root escalation in
  certain PAM setups.
Comment 1 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-01-05 03:47:49 UTC
pkg removed from tree