This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 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-200603-13
(PEAR-Auth: Potential authentication bypass)
Matt Van Gundy discovered that PEAR-Auth did not correctly
validate data passed to the DB and LDAP containers.
A remote attacker could possibly exploit this vulnerability to
bypass the authentication mechanism by injecting specially crafted
input to the underlying storage containers.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PEAR-Auth users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-php/PEAR-Auth-1.2.4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21094 (gentoo_GLSA-200603-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0868