CVE-2009-0579 Detail

Current Description

Linux-PAM before 1.0.4 does not enforce the minimum password age (MINDAYS) as specified in /etc/shadow, which allows local users to bypass intended security policy and change their passwords sooner than specified.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (04/16/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of pam as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. Only PAM versions 1.x were affected.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=514437
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487216 Patch 
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00398.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00420.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.redhat.com/archives/pam-list/2009-March/msg00006.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0579
NVD Published Date:
04/16/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/03/2019
Source:
MITRE