Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4285: PAM S/Key: Information disclosure

Back to Search

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4285: PAM S/Key: Information disclosure

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/28/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

A certain Gentoo patch for the PAM S/Key module does not properly clear credentials from memory, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading system memory.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-auth-pam_skey

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;