Scientific Linux Security Update : authconfig on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was found where authconfig could configure sssd
in a way that treats existing and non-existing logins
differently, leaking information on existence of a user.
An attacker with physical or network access to the
machine could enumerate users via a timing attack.
(CVE-2017-7488)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c86a16a0

Solution :

Update the affected authconfig, authconfig-debuginfo and / or
authconfig-gtk packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102637 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7488

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