May 31, 2001

Immunix: Security update to kerberos

Author: JT Smith

Posted at LWN.net: Mario Lorenz discovered a possible buffer overflow in the kerberos
gssapi-aware ftpd in the krb5-workstation package that is included
in all versions of Immunix OS. It is believed at this time that
StackGuard prevents the exploitation of this vulnerability; however,
in the absence of an exploit to test against, we recommend that all
users of the kerberos packages update their installation.

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