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Kerberos IV cryptographic weaknesses

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for kerberos

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Kerberos IV.

It has been demonstrated that the Kerberos IV protocol has inherent
design flaws that make it insecure to use.


See also : http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2003-004-krb4.txt

Solution : Use kerberos 5 instead. If you run Kerberos 5 with kerberos IV backward
compatibility, make sure you upgrade to version 1.3

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7113

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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