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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Tenable Network Security discovered a stack-based buffer overflow 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. On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 it is not possible to exploit
this flaw to run arbitrary code as the overflow is blocked by
Garrett Wollman discovered an uninitialized pointer flaw in kadmind. A
remote unauthenticated attacker who can access kadmind could trigger
this flaw and cause kadmind to crash. (CVE-2007-4000)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60248 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3999CVE-2007-4000
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