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Ubuntu privilege escalation via PAM

Ubuntu has released a security advisory and update that fixes PAM.  The vulnerable code would allow any user with local login privileges to escalate to root.  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-959-1  It is recommended to upgrade immediately.

-Kyle Haugsness

Kyle

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