Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2010:100)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in krb5 :

Certain invalid GSS-API tokens can cause a GSS-API acceptor (server)
to crash due to a NULL pointer dereference in the GSS-API library
(CVE-2010-1321).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended
Maintenance Program for those products.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2010-005.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46678 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-100.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40235

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1321

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