GLSA-200608-21 : Heimdal: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 22283
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-21 (Heimdal: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities)
The ftpd and rcp applications provided by Heimdal fail to check the return value of calls to seteuid().
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Heimdal users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/heimdal-0.7.2-r3'