Scientific Linux Security Update : krb5 on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in the way the MIT
Kerberos KDC handled TGS (Ticket-granting Server) request messages. A
remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash the KDC
or, possibly, disclose KDC memory or execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the KDC (krb5kdc). (CVE-2010-1322)

After installing the updated packages, the krb5kdc daemon will be
restarted automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b17dc8fe

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60894 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1322