Scientific Linux Security Update : krb5 on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was discovered in the MIT Kerberos
Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API)
library. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash
any server application using the GSS-API authentication mechanism, by
sending a specially crafted GSS-API token with a missing checksum
field. (CVE-2010-1321)

All running services using the MIT Kerberos libraries must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1fff9f3b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60793 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1321