Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDKSA-2007:008)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in the RPC library in Kerberos 1.4.x and 1.5.x as used
in the kadmind administration daemon calls an uninitialized function
pointer in freed memory, which could allow a remote attacker to cause
a Denial of Service and possibly execute arbitrary code via
unspecified vectors.

Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

See also :

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-002-rpc.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24624 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-008.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21970

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6143

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