This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
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.
Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service, conduct brute-force attacks, and conduct username enumeration.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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