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MDKSA-2004:156: 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-2004:156 (krb5).
Michael Tautschnig discovered a heap buffer overflow in the history handling
code of libkadm5srv which could be exploited by an authenticated user to
execute arbitrary code on a Key Distribution Center (KDC) server.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:156
Threat Level: High
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