Kerberos klogind Remote Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Kerberized service may be susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote klogind seems to be affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability involving its 'krb_rd_req()' library function that may
also affect other Kerberos-related programs.

An attacker may use this to gain a root shell on this host.

See also :

Solution :

If using the Kerberos distribution from MIT, upgrade to Kerberos 5
version 1.2. Otherwise, contact the vendor for an update.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10411 (kerberos_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1220

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0389