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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionA bug has been discovered in several packages that execute the setuid() system call without checking for success when trying to drop privileges, which may fail with some PAM configurations.
SolutionUpgrade the passwd package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.3-31sarge8.