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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-21
(MIT Kerberos 5: Arbitrary Remote Code Execution)
The Kerberos administration daemon, and possibly other applications
using the GSS-API or RPC libraries, could potentially call a function
pointer in a freed heap buffer, or attempt to free an uninitialized
A remote attacker may be able to crash an affected application, or
potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.5.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24257 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-21.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6143CVE-2006-6144
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