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MDKSA-2007:008: 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-2007:008 (krb5).
A vulnerability in the RPC library in Kerberos 1.4.x and 1.5.x as used
in the kadmind administration daemon calls an uninitialized function
pointer in freed memory, which could allow a remote attacker to cause a
Denial of Service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:008
Threat Level: High
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