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Vulnerability Assessment Details

klogind overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to overflow klogind

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote klogind seems to be vulnerable to a buffer
overflow which may also affect other kerberos related
programs.

A possible hacker may use this to gain a root shell
on this host


Solution : See Cert Advisory CA-2000-06
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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