Descriptionchfn in pwdutils 3.0.4 and earlier on SuSE Linux, and possibly other operating systems, does not properly check arguments for the GECOS field, which allows local users to gain privileges.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:14:03 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:32 2022