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mageiaGentoo FoundationMGASA-2015-0266
HistoryJul 05, 2015 - 8:22 p.m.

Updated pam package fixes security vulnerability

2015-07-0520:22:03
Gentoo Foundation
advisories.mageia.org
12

6.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

LOW

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L

5.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

0.009 Low

EPSS

Percentile

82.2%

If SELinux is enabled, the _unix_run_helper_binary function in Linux-PAM 1.1.8 and earlier hangs indefinitely when verifying a password of 65536 characters, which allows attackers to conduct username enumeration and denial of service attacks (CVE-2015-3238).

OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
Mageia4noarchpam< 1.1.8-7.2pam-1.1.8-7.2.mga4
Mageia5noarchpam< 1.1.8-10.1pam-1.1.8-10.1.mga5

6.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

LOW

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L

5.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

0.009 Low

EPSS

Percentile

82.2%