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[DSA476] DSA-476-1 heimdal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
According to a security advisory from the heimdal project,
heimdal, a suite of software implementing the Kerberos protocol, has
"a cross-realm vulnerability allowing someone with control over a
realm to impersonate anyone in the cross-realm trust path."
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 0.4e-7.woody.8.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your heimdal package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-476
Threat Level: High
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