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SUSE-SA:2005:040: heimdal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the heimdal package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:040 (heimdal).


A remote buffer overflow has been fixed in the heimdal / kerberos
telnetd daemon which could lead to a remote user executing code as
root by overflowing a buffer.

This attack requires the use of the kerberized telnetd of the heimdal
suite, which is not used by default on SUSE systems.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-2040.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_40_heimdal.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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