GLSA-200603-14 : Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-14
(Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation)

An unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability in the rshd
server of Heimdal has been reported.

Impact :

Authenticated users could exploit the vulnerability to escalate
privileges or to change the ownership and content of arbitrary files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-02-06/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-14.xml

Solution :

All Heimdal users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/heimdal-0.7.2'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21095 (gentoo_GLSA-200603-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0582