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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-201402-12
(PAM S/Key: Information disclosure)
ller reported that a Gentoo patch to PAM S/Key does not remove
credentials provided by the user from memory.
A local attacker with privileged access could inspect a memory dump to
gain access to cleartext credentials provided by users.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PAM S/Key users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-auth/pam_skey-1.1.5-r5'
Risk factor :
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72413 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4285