Scientific Linux Security Update : krb5 on 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 :

Multiple checksum validation flaws were discovered in the MIT Kerberos
implementation. A remote attacker could use these flaws to tamper with
certain Kerberos protocol packets and, possibly, bypass authentication
mechanisms in certain configurations using Single-use Authentication
Mechanisms. (CVE-2010-1323)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f4675be4

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60910 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1323