Updated CERT Advisory on Kerberos Vulnerabilities

    Date19 May 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The Computer Emergency Response Team has updated their advisory on the recent Kerberos buffer overflow vulnerabilities. Most vendors have updated their packages already to fix this vulnerability. "The most severe vulnerability allows remote intruders to gain root privileges . . . The Computer Emergency Response Team has updated their advisory on the recent Kerberos buffer overflow vulnerabilities. Most vendors have updated their packages already to fix this vulnerability. "The most severe vulnerability allows remote intruders to gain root privileges on systems running services using Kerberos authentication. If vulnerable services are enabled on the Key Distribution Center (KDC) system, the entire Kerberos domain may be compromised. "
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