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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
David Coffey discovered an uninitialized pointer free flaw in the RPC
library used by kadmind. A remote unauthenticated attacker who can
access kadmind could trigger this flaw and cause kadmind to crash or
potentially execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2007-2442)
David Coffey also discovered an overflow flaw in the RPC library used
by kadmind. On Scientific Linux, exploitation of this flaw is limited
to a denial of service. A remote unauthenticated attacker who can
access kadmind could trigger this flaw and cause kadmind to crash.
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in kadmind. An
authenticated attacker who can access kadmind could trigger this flaw
and potentially execute arbitrary code on the Kerberos server.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60218 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2442CVE-2007-2443CVE-2007-2798
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