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<title>PAM-MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Vulnerabilities in PAM-MySQL can lead to a Denial of Service, making it
impossible to log into a machine.
<product type="ebuild">pam_mysql</product>
<announced>June 15, 2006</announced>
<revised>July 29, 2006: 02</revised>
<package name="sys-auth/pam_mysql" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.7_rc1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.7_rc1</vulnerable>
PAM-MySQL is a PAM module used to authenticate users against a MySQL
A flaw in handling the result of pam_get_item() as well as further
unspecified flaws were discovered in PAM-MySQL.
<impact type="normal">
By exploiting the mentioned flaws an attacker can cause a Denial of
Service and thus prevent users that authenticate against PAM-MySQL from
logging into a machine. There is also a possible additional attack
vector with more malicious impact that has not been confirmed yet.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PAM-MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=sys-auth/pam_mysql-0.7_rc1&quot;</code>
<uri link="">Official release information</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2005-4713</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-0056</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 11 Jun 2006 20:13:52 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 11 Jun 2006 20:15:46 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 13 Jun 2006 04:26:43 +0000">