Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDKSA-2007:008)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24624
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in the RPC library in Kerberos 1.4.x and 1.5.x as used in the kadmind administration daemon calls an uninitialized function pointer in freed memory, which could allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.