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[GLSA-200608-21] Heimdal: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Heimdal: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-21
(Heimdal: Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities)
The ftpd and rcp applications provided by Heimdal fail to check the
return value of calls to seteuid().
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with elevated rights.
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-r3"
Threat Level: High
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