openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-SU-2011:1169-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The following issues have been fixed :

- CVE-2011-1528: In releases krb5-1.8 and later, the KDC
can crash due to an assertion failure.

- CVE-2011-1529: In releases krb5-1.8 and later, the KDC
can crash due to a NULL pointer dereference.

Both bugs could be triggered by unauthenticated remote attackers.
Additionally CVE-2011-1526 was fixed that allowed authenticated users
to access files via krb5 ftpd they should not have access to.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-10/msg00025.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=719393

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75563 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1526
CVE-2011-1528
CVE-2011-1529

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