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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in heimdal, a free
implementation of Kerberos 5. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project identifies the following vulnerabilities :
Privilege escalation in the rsh server allows an
authenticated attacker to overwrite arbitrary files and
gain ownership of them.
A remote attacker could force the telnet server to crash
before the user logged in, resulting in inetd turning
telnetd off because it forked too fast.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not expose rsh and telnet
See also :
Upgrade the heimdal packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8