Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2011:184)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61939
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in krb5 :
The process_tgs_req function in do_tgs_req.c in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted TGS request that triggers an error other than the KRB5_KDB_NOENTRY error (CVE-2011-1530).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.