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The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:064 (pwdutils, shadow).
Thomas Gerisch found that the setuid 'chfn' program contained in the
pwdutils suite insufficiently checks it's arguments when changing
the GECOS field. This bug leads to a trivially exploitable local
privilege escalation that allows users to gain root access.
We like to thank Thomas Gerisch for pointing out the problem.
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