Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5-appl (MDVSA-2011:117)

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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-appl :

ftpd.c in the GSS-API FTP daemon in MIT Kerberos Version 5
Applications (aka krb5-appl) 1.0.1 and earlier does not check the
krb5_setegid return value, which allows remote authenticated users to
bypass intended group access restrictions, and create, overwrite,
delete, or read files, via standard FTP commands, related to missing
autoconf tests in a configure script (CVE-2011-1526).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected krb5-appl-clients and / or krb5-appl-servers
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55665 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48571

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1526

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