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Security update for package heimdal

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(Last modified: 20APR2004)


solutions Security update for package heimdal SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c9e1b28a0689b282b00614ce00e02260)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Office Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: heimdal
Release: 20040420
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using heimdal should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The heimdal KDC does not check cross-realm requests properly. The error allows someone with control over a realm to impersonate anyone in the cross-realm trust path.

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 heimdal.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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