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MDKSA-2001:093: krb5 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the krb5 package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:093 (krb5).
A buffer overflow exists in the telnet portion of Kerberos that could provide
root access to local users. MDKSA-2001:068 provided a similar fix to the normal
telnet packages, but the Kerberized equivalent was not updated previously.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:093
Threat Level: High
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