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Debian Security Advisory DSA 731-1 (krb4)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to krb4 announced via advisory DSA 731-1.

Insight

Insight

Several problems have been discovered in telnet clients that could be exploited by malicious daemons the client connects to. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2005-0468 Gaël Delalleau discovered a buffer overflow in the env_opt_add() function that allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. CVE-2005-0469 Gaël Delalleau discovered a buffer overflow in the handling of the LINEMODE suboptions in telnet clients. This can lead to the execution of arbitrary code when connected to a malicious server. For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 1.1-8-2.4. For the testing distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.2-11.2. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.2-11.2. We recommend that you upgrade your krb4 packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20731-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)