Russ Allbery pam-krb5 before 3.13, when linked against MIT Kerberos,
does not properly initialize the Kerberos libraries for setuid use,
which allows local users to gain privileges by pointing an environment
variable to a modified Kerberos configuration file, and then launching
a PAM-based setuid application.
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BUGTRAQ:20090211 pam-krb5 security advisory (3.12 and earlier)
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