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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202011-17 (MIT Kerberos 5: Denial of service)
It was discovered that MIT Kerberos network authentication system, krb5, did not properly handle ASN.1-encoded Kerberos messages.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted Kerberos message, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.18.2-r2'