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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0746

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0746.

mod_auth_kerb is module for the Apache HTTP Server designed to
provide Kerberos authentication over HTTP.

An off by one flaw was found in the way mod_auth_kerb handles certain
Kerberos authentication messages. A remote client could send a specially
crafted authentication request which could crash an httpd child process

A bug in the handling of multiple realms configured using the
KrbAuthRealms directive has also been fixed.

All users of mod_auth_kerb should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches that resolve these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-5989
BugTraq ID: 21214
Debian Security Information: DSA-1247 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: apache-modauthkerb-offbyone-bo(30456)
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