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Security update for krb5-apps-servers and krb5-apps-clients

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(Last modified: 08AUG2006)


solutions Security update for krb5-apps-servers and krb5-apps-clients SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d9cfac3986cd8114a3ff3945420a2c9d)

Applies to

Package: krb5-apps-servers
krb5-apps-clients
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: 20060808
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Various return checks of setuid() and seteuid() calls have been fixed in kerberos client and server applications.
If these applications are setuid, it might have been possible for local attackers to gain root access. (CVE-2006-3083)
We are not affected by the seteuid() problems, tracked by CVE-2006-3084.

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 krb5-apps-clients.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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