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Debian: DSA-2283-1: krb5-appl security update

Date 25 Jul 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Tim Zingelmann discovered that due an incorrect configure script the kerborised FTP server failed to set the effective GID correctly, resulting in privilege escalation.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2283-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 25, 2011                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : krb5-appl
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1526 

Tim Zingelmann discovered that due an incorrect configure script the 
kerborised FTP server failed to set the effective GID correctly, 
resulting in privilege escalation.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.1-1.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your krb5-appl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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