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(Last modified: 27MAR2007)


solutions Security update for krb5-apps-servers SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (52baa515f293dac164a0c0da920b5531)

Applies to

Package: krb5-apps-servers
Product(s): SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070327
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

When using the krb5 telnet daemon it was possible for remote attackers to override authentication mechanisms and gain root access to the machine by supplying a special username.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2007-0956.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh krb5-apps-servers.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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