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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-200707-11
(MIT Kerberos 5: Arbitrary remote code execution)
kadmind is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the RPC library
shipped with MIT Kerberos 5. It fails to properly handle zero-length
RPC credentials (CVE-2007-2442) and the RPC library can write past the
end of the stack buffer (CVE-2007-2443). Furthermore kadmind fails to
do proper bounds checking (CVE-2007-2798).
A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities
to 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-r3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25793 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2442CVE-2007-2443CVE-2007-2798
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