VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - June 26, 2012
by Carol~ - 6/26/12 4:56 PM
Gentoo update for pam
Release Date : 2012-06-26
Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Exposure of sensitive information
Where : Local system
Solution Status : Vendor Patch
Operating System: Gentoo Linux
Gentoo has issued an update for pam. This fixes multiple security issues and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive information, perform certain actions with escalated privileges, and potentially gain escalated privileges.
Update to "sys-libs/pam-1.1.5" or later.