Bug 678897 (CVE-2011-0721) - CVE-2011-0721 shadow: Multiple CRLF injections in chfn and chsh
Summary: CVE-2011-0721 shadow: Multiple CRLF injections in chfn and chsh
Alias: CVE-2011-0721
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename....
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-02-20 17:02 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2020-10-07 14:21 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2020-10-07 14:21:36 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-20 17:02:46 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-0721 to
the following vulnerability:

Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in (1) chfn and (2) chsh in
shadow 1:4.1.4 allow local users to add new users or groups to
/etc/passwd via the GECOS field.

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0721
[2] http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2164
[3] http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1065-1
[4] http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46426
[5] http://secunia.com/advisories/42505
[6] http://secunia.com/advisories/43345
[7] http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0396
[8] http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0398

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-20 17:06:21 UTC
This issue did NOT affect the versions of util-linux package, as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

This issue did NOT affect the version of the util-linux-ng package, as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.


This issue did not affect the versions of the util-linux-ng packages, as shipped
with Fedora release of 13 and 14.

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-10-07 14:21:36 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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