GLSA-201412-53 : MIT Kerberos 5: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-53
(MIT Kerberos 5: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MIT Kerberos 5. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.13'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80328 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68909

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4341

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