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[GLSA-200603-14] Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
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
rights or to change the ownership and content of arbitrary files.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2006-0582
http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-02-06/


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


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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