GLSA-201605-05 : Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91378
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionAll Linux-PAM users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/pam-1.2.1'