==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-964-2 July 29, 2010
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
USN-964-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Likewise Open. The upstream fixes
were incomplete, which caused problems running certain services. This
update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
Matt Weatherford discovered that Likewise Open did not correctly check
password expiration for the local-provider account. A local attacker could
exploit this to log into a system they would otherwise not have access to.