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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60894 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1322