[ubuntu/xenial-security] shadow 1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.2 (Accepted)

Seth Arnold seth.arnold at canonical.com
Fri May 5 05:29:16 UTC 2017

shadow (1:4.2-3.1ubuntu5.2) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: su could be used to kill arbitrary processes.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-2616.patch: Check process's exit status before
      sending signal
    - CVE-2017-2616
  * SECURITY UPDATE: getulong() function could accidentally parse negative
    numbers as large positive numbers.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-6252.patch: parse directly into unsigned long
    - CVE-2016-6252

Date: 2017-05-04 08:17:37.119933+00:00
Changed-By: Seth Arnold <seth.arnold at canonical.com>
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