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[DSA629] DSA-629-1 krb5 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A buffer overflow has been discovered in the MIT Kerberos 5
administration library (libkadm5srv) that could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code upon exploitation by an authenticated user, not
necessarily one with administrative rights.
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 krb5 packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-629
Threat Level: High
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