shadow 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.5 source package in Ubuntu


shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.5) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: unsanitized buffer leading to a password leak during
    gpasswd new password operation
    - debian/patches/CVE-2023-4641.patch: fix password leak in gpasswd.
    - CVE-2023-4641

 -- Camila Camargo de Matos <email address hidden>  Tue, 06 Feb 2024 09:49:54 -0300

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File Size SHA-256 Checksum
shadow_4.8.1.orig.tar.xz 1.5 MiB a3ad4630bdc41372f02a647278a8c3514844295d36eefe68ece6c3a641c1ae62
shadow_4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.5.debian.tar.xz 86.7 KiB a66480206e804994517b94ce4ec40901b58112017d620970b94fa80a4ded3ac7
shadow_4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.5.dsc 2.0 KiB 47aa7a33039df7eb24a33091ec1c2b2fd744904d4bcaddfb83d60d26e8faf955

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Binary packages built by this source

login: system login tools

 This package provides some required infrastructure for logins and for
 changing effective user or group IDs, including:
  * login, the program that invokes a user shell on a virtual terminal;
  * nologin, a dummy shell for disabled user accounts;
  * su, a basic tool for executing commands as root or another user.

login-dbgsym: debug symbols for login
passwd: change and administer password and group data

 This package includes passwd, chsh, chfn, and many other programs to
 maintain password and group data.
 Shadow passwords are supported. See /usr/share/doc/passwd/README.Debian

passwd-dbgsym: debug symbols for passwd
uidmap: programs to help use subuids

 These programs help unprivileged users to create uid and gid mappings in
 user namespaces.

uidmap-dbgsym: debug symbols for uidmap