Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pam_krb5 (MDVSA-2010:054)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Pam_krb5 2.2.14 through 2.3.4 generates different password prompts
depending on whether the user account exists, which allows remote
attackers to enumerate valid usernames (CVE-2009-1384).

This update provides the version 2.3.5 of pam_krb5, which is not
vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected pam_krb5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44989 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-054.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35112

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1384

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