openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0292-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a denial-of-service vulnerability in kadmind. A
remote attack can send a malformed GSS-API token that triggers a NULL
pointer dereference. (CVE-2010-1321: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM)
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C))

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-05/msg00027.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=596826

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46728 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1321

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