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MDKSA-2003:021: 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-2003:021 (krb5).
A vulnerability was discovered in the Kerberos FTP client. When the client
retrieves a file that has a filename beginning with a pipe character, the FTP
client will pass that filename to the command shell in a system() call. This
could allow a malicious remote FTP server to write to files outside of the
current directory or even execute arbitrary commands as the user using the FTP
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:021
Threat Level: High
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