FreeBSD : salt -- Insecure configuration of PAM external authentication service (6d25c306-f3bb-11e5-92ce-002590263bf5)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90233
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSaltStack 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.