openSUSE 10 Security Update : krb5-apps-servers (krb5-apps-servers-3021)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

When using the krb5 telnet daemon it was possible for remote attackers
to override authentication mechanisms and gain root access to the
machine by supplying a special username.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2007-0956.

Solution :

Update the affected krb5-apps-servers package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27313 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0956

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