openSUSE Security Update : krb5-appl (openSUSE-SU-2012:0019-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of krb5 applications fixes two security issues.

CVE-2011-4862: A remote code execution in the kerberized telnet daemon
was fixed. (This only affects the ktelnetd from the krb5-appl RPM, not
the regular telnetd supplied by SUSE.)

CVE-2011-1526 / MITKRB5-SA-2011-005: Fixed krb5 ftpd unauthorized file
access problems.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-01/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-01/msg00018.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698471
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738632

Solution :

Update the affected krb5-appl packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75564 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1526
CVE-2011-4862

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