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[DSA504] DSA-504-1 heimdal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Evgeny Demidov discovered a potential buffer overflow in a Kerberos 4
component of heimdal, a free implementation of Kerberos 5. The
problem is present in kadmind, a server for administrative access to
the Kerberos database. This problem could perhaps be exploited to
cause the daemon to read a negative amount of data which could lead to
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your heimdal and related packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-504
Threat Level: High
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