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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.892220
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian LTS: Security Advisory for cracklib2 (DLA-2220-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'cracklib2'; package(s) announced via the DLA-2220-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'cracklib2'
package(s) announced via the DLA-2220-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that there was a stack-based buffer overflow when
parsing large GECOS fields in cracklib2, a pro-active password checker
library.

Affected Software/OS:
'cracklib2' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version
2.9.2-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cracklib2 packages.

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-6318
BugTraq ID: 92478
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92478
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-25
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/05/msg00023.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/16/2
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:2204 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00122.html
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