"SLC5X: system environment/base: pam

pam - A security tool which provides authentication for applications

Website: http://www.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/index.html
License: GPL or BSD
Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a system security tool that
allows system administrators to set authentication policy without
having to recompile programs that handle authentication.


pam- [6.9 MiB] Changelog by Tomas Mraz (2015-05-21):
- pam_rhosts_auth: fix the negative user match case
pam- [6.9 MiB] Changelog by Tomas Mraz (2012-07-19):
- better keep also the regular environment variables for backwards
  compatibility with old pam_exec scripts
pam- [6.9 MiB] Changelog by Tomas Mraz (2010-10-22):
- fix insecure dropping of priviledges in pam_xauth
  and pam_mail - CVE-2010-3316 (#637898), CVE-2010-3435 (#641335)
- fix insecure executing of scripts with user supplied environment
  variables in pam_namespace - CVE-2010-3853 (#643043)
pam- [6.9 MiB] Changelog by Tomas Mraz (2010-03-08):
- fix string matching in pam_time and pam_group (#509013)
pam- [6.9 MiB] Changelog by Tomas Mraz (2009-06-18):
- add pam_pwhistory module (#451085)
- add group audio in post script (#244688)
pam- [6.9 MiB] Changelog by Tomas Mraz (2008-09-18):
- add pam_tty_audit module (#244352)
- pam_cracklib: additional optional checks for password quality (#438994)
- pam_lastlog: display failed login attempts if requested (#438990)
- pam_unix: do not check new passwords through cracklib (#448860)
- pam_unix: clear PAM_AUTHTOK item if new password is bad (#443872)
- comment in the limits.conf manpage that rss limit is ignored (#459624)
- allow larger entries in pammodutil_get functions (#445355)
- pam_tally: do not leak fds in tally_check (#457024)
- pam_loginuid: use correct format when printing uid type (#460263)
- pam_rhosts_auth: correct test for IP address (#461917)

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