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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-12
(MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Key Distribution
Center in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced
below for details.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker
could impersonate a kadmind server and send a specially crafted packet to
the password change port, which can result in a ping-pong condition and a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.11.4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71487 ()
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