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<glsa id="201605-05">
<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.
<product type="ebuild">pam</product>
<announced>May 31, 2016</announced>
<revised>May 31, 2016: 1</revised>
<package name="sys-libs/pam" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.1</vulnerable>
<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>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Linux-PAM. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service, conduct brute force
attacks, and conduct username enumeration.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Linux-PAM users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-libs/pam-1.2.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2013-7041</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-2583</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-3238</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-3238</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:28:31 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 31 May 2016 04:26:13 +0000">b-man</metadata>