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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-39
(pam_krb5: Privilege escalation)
The following vulnerabilities were discovered:
does not properly initialize the Kerberos libraries for setuid use
Derek Chan reported that calls to
pam_setcred() are not properly handled when running setuid
A local attacker could set an environment variable to point to a
specially crafted Kerberos configuration file and launch a PAM-based
setuid application to elevate privileges, or change ownership and
overwrite arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All pam_krb5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-auth/pam_krb5-3.12'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36027 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-39.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 3374033741
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0360CVE-2009-0361
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