This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-22
(pam_ldap: Authentication bypass vulnerability)
When a pam_ldap client attempts to authenticate against an LDAP
server that omits the optional error value from the
PasswordPolicyResponseValue, the authentication attempt will always
A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability to bypass the
LDAP authentication mechanism, gaining access to the system possibly
with elevated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All pam_ldap users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-auth/pam_ldap-180'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19575 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2641