Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDKSA-2004:156)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Michael Tautschnig discovered a heap buffer overflow in the history
handling code of libkadm5srv which could be exploited by an
authenticated user to execute arbitrary code on a Key Distribution
Center (KDC) server.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

See also :

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2004-004-pwhist.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16037 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-156.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1189

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