Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2009:082)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The spnego_gss_accept_sec_context function in
lib/gssapi/spnego/spnego_mech.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.6.3,
when SPNEGO is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via invalid
ContextFlags data in the reqFlags field in a negTokenInit token

This update provides the fix for that security issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36535 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-082.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34257

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0845

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