USN-964-1: Likewise Open vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-964-1
26th July, 2010
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Local login restrictions could be bypassed.
- likewise-open - Authentication services for Active Directory Domains
Matt Weatherford discovered that Likewise Open did not correctly check
password expiration for the local-provider account. A local attacker could
exploit this to log into a system they would otherwise not have access to.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.