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[GLSA-200608-15] MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-15
(MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities)


Unchecked calls to setuid() in krshd and v4rcp, as well as unchecked
calls to seteuid() in kftpd and in ksu, have been found in the MIT
Kerberos 5 program suite and may lead to a local root privilege
escalation.

Impact

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with elevated rights.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3083
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3084


Solution:
All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.4.3-r3"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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