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The SELinux version of PAM before 0.78 r3 allows local users to perform brute force password guessing attacks via unix_chkpwd which does not log failed guesses or delay its responses.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10193

The SELinux version of PAM before 0.78 r3 allows local users to perform brute force password guessing attacks via unix_chkpwd which does not log failed guesses or delay its responses.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2977
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