Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2011:048)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in krb5 :

The MIT Kerberos 5 Key Distribution Center (KDC) daemon is vulnerable
to a double-free condition if the Public Key Cryptography for Initial
Authentication (PKINIT) capability is enabled, resulting in daemon
crash or arbitrary code execution (which is believed to be difficult)
(CVE-2011-0284).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-003.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52730 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0284

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