Debian: DSA-2701-1: krb5 security update

    Date02 Jun 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the kpasswd service running on UDP port 464 could respond to response packets, creating a packet loop and a denial of service condition.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2701-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
    May 29, 2013                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : krb5
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2002-2443
    Debian Bug     : 708267
    
    It was discovered that the kpasswd service running on UDP port 464
    could respond to response packets, creating a packet loop and a denial
    of service condition.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze7.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.10.1+dfsg-6.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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