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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2005-1030: pam

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the pam package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-1030 (pam).

PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a system security tool that
permits system administrators to set authentication policy without
having to recompile programs that handle authentication.

Update Information:

This update fixes a security bug in unix_chkpwd permiting
brute force attacks against passwords in /etc/shadow by a
regular user when SELinux is enabled.



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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