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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200603-14 ] Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation (GLSA 200603-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 17, 2006
Bug(s): #121839
ID: 200603-14

Synopsis


An error in the rshd daemon of Heimdal could allow authenticated users to
elevate privileges.


Background


Heimdal is a free implementation of Kerberos 5.


Affected Packages

Package: app-crypt/heimdal
Vulnerable: < 0.7.2
Unaffected: >= 0.7.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


An unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability in the rshd
server of Heimdal has been reported.


Impact


Authenticated users could exploit the vulnerability to escalate
privileges or to change the ownership and content of arbitrary files.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All Heimdal users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/heimdal-0.7.2"


References

CVE-2006-0582
Heimdal Advisory 2006-02-06


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