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[GLSA-200603-14] Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-14
(Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation)
An unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability in the rshd
server of Heimdal has been reported.
Authenticated users could exploit the vulnerability to escalate
rights or to change the ownership and content of arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Heimdal users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/heimdal-0.7.2"
Threat Level: Medium
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