FreeBSD : salt -- Insecure configuration of PAM external authentication service (6d25c306-f3bb-11e5-92ce-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

SaltStack reports :

This issue affects all Salt versions prior to 2015.8.8/2015.5.10 when
PAM external authentication is enabled. This issue involves passing an
alternative PAM authentication service with a command that is sent to
LocalClient, enabling the attacker to bypass the configured
authentication service.

See also :

https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/2015.8.8.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7d152f82

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90233 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3176

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