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MDKSA-2007:008: 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-2007:008 (krb5).

A vulnerability in the RPC library in Kerberos 1.4.x and 1.5.x as used
in the kadmind administration daemon calls an uninitialized function
pointer in freed memory, which could permit a remote attacker to cause a
Denial of Service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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