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<title>Linux-PAM: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Linux-PAM, allowing
remote attackers to bypass the auth process and cause Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pam</product>
<announced>May 31, 2016</announced>
<revised>May 31, 2016: 1</revised>
<bug>493432</bug>
<bug>505604</bug>
<bug>553302</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="sys-libs/pam" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Linux-PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is an architecture allowing
the separation of the development of privilege granting software from the
development of secure and appropriate authentication schemes.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Linux-PAM. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service, conduct brute force
attacks, and conduct username enumeration.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Linux-PAM users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-libs/pam-1.2.1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-7041">CVE-2013-7041</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2583">CVE-2014-2583</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3238">CVE-2015-3238</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3238">CVE-2015-3238</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:28:31 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 31 May 2016 04:26:13 +0000">b-man</metadata>
</glsa>