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Fedora Linux Account System Patched for Serious Flaw

Aug 09, 2016, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Fedora Linux and Red Hat are investigating the potential impact of a major vulnerability that was first disclosed Aug. 8. The Fedora Account System (FAS), which provides user information management for Fedora, had a vulnerability identified as CVE-2016-1000038, which could have enabled an unauthorized user to make changes to the system. Fedora is Red Hat's community Linux effort.

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