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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


It was found that libpam4j up to and including 1.9 did not properly validate user accounts when authenticating. A user with a valid password for a disabled account would be able to bypass security restrictions and possibly access sensitive information.

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  • HIGH
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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published