Package "shadow"

Name: shadow


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • system login tools
  • change and administer password and group data

Latest version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.4
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "shadow" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base main 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5
base universe 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5
security main 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.4
security universe 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.4
updates universe 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.4

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Version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.4 2022-11-29 18:06:25 UTC

  shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.4) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY REGRESSION: useradd command does not copy all of /etc/skel
    (LP: #1998169)
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-pre1.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-pre2.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-1.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-2.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-3.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-4.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-5.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-6.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-7.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-post1.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-post2.patch: removed
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-post3.patch: removed

 -- Camila Camargo de Matos <email address hidden> Tue, 29 Nov 2022 08:53:10 -0300

Source diff to previous version
1998169 useradd command does not copy all of /etc/skel
CVE-2013-4235 shadow: TOCTOU (time-of-check time-of-use) race condition when copying and removing directory trees

Version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.3 2022-11-28 16:06:25 UTC

  shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.3) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: race condition when copying and removing directory trees
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-pre1.patch: add nofollow to opens.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-pre2.patch: prepare context for actual file
      type (set_selinux_file_context).
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-1.patch: avoid races in chown_tree().
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-2.patch: avoid races in remove_tree().
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-3.patch: require symlink support.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-4.patch: fail if regular file pre-exists in
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-5.patch: more robust file content copy in
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-6.patch: address minor compiler warnings.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-7.patch: avoid races in copy_tree().
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-post1.patch: use fchmodat instead of chmod
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-post2.patch: do not block on fifos
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4235-post3.patch: carefully treat permissions
    - CVE-2013-4235

 -- Camila Camargo de Matos <email address hidden> Thu, 24 Nov 2022 09:15:58 -0300

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2013-4235 shadow: TOCTOU (time-of-check time-of-use) race condition when copying and removing directory trees

Version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.2 2022-05-18 04:06:21 UTC

  shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.2) focal; urgency=medium

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * debian/patches/1010_extrausers.patch:
    Add automatic detection of "extrausers" for usermod -G
    (LP: #1959375)

 -- Alberto Mardegan <email address hidden> Mon, 14 Mar 2022 11:26:09 +0300

Source diff to previous version
1959375 [SRU] Please support group manipulation with \

Version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.1 2021-08-02 15:06:22 UTC

  shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04.1) focal; urgency=medium

  * Disallow purely numeric usernames. This includes hexadecimal
    octal syntax. (LP: #1927078)

 -- William 'jawn-smith' Wilson <email address hidden> Wed, 14 Jul 2021 17:08:18 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1927078 Don't allow useradd to use fully numeric names

Version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04 2020-07-02 10:06:20 UTC

  shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu5.20.04) focal; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/1015_add_zsys_support.patch:
    - Add support for ZSys user deletion (LP: #1870058)
    - Fix a build warning

 -- Didier Roche <email address hidden> Thu, 28 May 2020 08:37:47 +0200

1870058 Collect deleted users

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