GLSA-200603-14 : Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation

Low Nessus Plugin ID 21095


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-14 (Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation)

An unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability in the rshd server of Heimdal has been reported.
Impact :

Authenticated users could exploit the vulnerability to escalate privileges or to change the ownership and content of arbitrary files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Heimdal users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/heimdal-0.7.2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 21095

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200603-14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/03/18

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:heimdal, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0582

OSVDB: 22986

GLSA: 200603-14