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MDKSA-2001:093: krb5

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the krb5 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:093 (krb5).


A buffer overflow exists in the telnet portion of Kerberos that could provide
root access to local users. MDKSA-2001:068 provided a similar fix to the normal
telnet packages, but the Kerberized equivalent was not updated previously.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:093
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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