GLSA-201605-05 : Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201605-05
(Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Linux-PAM. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service, conduct brute-force attacks, and conduct username enumeration.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-05

Solution :

All Linux-PAM users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/pam-1.2.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91378 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7041
CVE-2014-2583
CVE-2015-3238

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