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[GLSA-200404-09] Cross-realm trust vulnerability in Heimdal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Cross-realm trust vulnerability in Heimdal
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200404-09
(Cross-realm trust vulnerability in Heimdal)
Heimdal does not properly perform certain consistency checks for
cross-realm requests, which allows remote attackers with control of a realm
to impersonate others in the cross-realm trust path.
Remote attackers with control of a realm may be able to impersonate other
users in the cross-realm trust path.
A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
Heimdal users should upgrade to version 0.6.1 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-crypt/heimdal-0.6.1"
# emerge ">=app-crypt/heimdal-0.6.1"
Threat Level: Medium
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