Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1165-1 libpam4j -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 879001.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12197.
- More information:
It was discovered that libpam4j, a Java binding for libpam.so, does not call pam_acct_mgmt(). As a consequence, the PAM account is not properly verified. Any user with a valid password but with deactivated or disabled account was able to log in.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.4-2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpam4j packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS