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CVE-2019-16729 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1150510#c1 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://sourceforge.net/p/pam-python/code/ci/0247ab687b4347cc52859ca461fb0126dd7e2ebe/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://tracker.debian.org/news/1066790/accepted-pam-python-107-1-source-amd64-all-into-unstable/ Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4555

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pam-python_project:pam-python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.0.7-1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16729
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2019