Gentoo: GLSA-202208-11: Yubico pam-u2f: Local PIN Bypass vulnerabil...
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202208-11
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 Severity: Low
    Title: Yubico pam-u2f: Local PIN Bypass vulnerability
     Date: August 10, 2022
     Bugs: #792270
       ID: 202208-11

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability has been discovered in pam-u2f which could allow a local
attacker to bypass PIN entry.

Background
==========

Yubico pam-u2f is a PAM module for FIDO2 and U2F keys.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  sys-auth/pam_u2f           < 1.1.1                      >= 1.1.1

Description
===========

A logic issue in Yubico pam-u2f could result in the bypass of a PIN
entry requirement when authenticating with FIDO2.

Impact
======

An attacker with local access to certain applications using pam-u2f for authentication could incorrectly successfully authenticate without entering the authentication PIN.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Yubico pam-u2f users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-auth/pam_u2f-1.1.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-31924
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-31924
[ 2 ] YSA-2021-03

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202208-11

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2022 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Gentoo: GLSA-202208-11: Yubico pam-u2f: Local PIN Bypass vulnerability

Summary

A logic issue in Yubico pam-u2f could result in the bypass of a PIN entry requirement when authenticating with FIDO2.

Resolution

All Yubico pam-u2f users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-auth/pam_u2f-1.1.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-31924 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-31924 [ 2 ] YSA-2021-03

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202208-11

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Low
Title: Yubico pam-u2f: Local PIN Bypass vulnerability
Date: August 10, 2022
Bugs: #792270
ID: 202208-11

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been discovered in pam-u2f which could allow a local attacker to bypass PIN entry.

Background

Yubico pam-u2f is a PAM module for FIDO2 and U2F keys.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sys-auth/pam_u2f < 1.1.1 >= 1.1.1

Impact

An attacker with local access to certain applications using pam-u2f for authentication could incorrectly successfully authenticate without entering the authentication PIN.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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