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 invalid free flaw was found in the password-changing capability of
the MIT Kerberos administration daemon, kadmind. A remote,
unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause kadmind to abort
via a specially-crafted request. (CVE-2011-0285)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d0149de2

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61019 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0285