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CentOS: Security Advisory for krb5-appl-clients (CESA-2020:1349)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'krb5-appl-clients' package(s) announced via the CESA-2020:1349 advisory.

Insight

Insight

The krb5-appl packages contain Kerberos-aware versions of telnet, ftp, rsh, and rlogin clients and servers. Kerberos is a network authentication system which allows clients and servers to authenticate to each other using symmetric encryption and trusted third-party, the Key Distribution Center (KDC). Security Fix(es): * telnet-server: no bounds checks in nextitem() function allows to remotely execute arbitrary code (CVE-2020-10188) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'krb5-appl-clients' package(s) on CentOS 6.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)