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<glsa id="200603-14">
<title>Heimdal: rshd privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>
An error in the rshd daemon of Heimdal could allow authenticated users to
elevate privileges.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">heimdal</product>
<announced>March 17, 2006</announced>
<revised>March 17, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>121839</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-crypt/heimdal" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.7.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.7.2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Heimdal is a free implementation of Kerberos 5.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
An unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability in the rshd
server of Heimdal has been reported.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
Authenticated users could exploit the vulnerability to escalate
privileges or to change the ownership and content of arbitrary files.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Heimdal users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-crypt/heimdal-0.7.2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0582">CVE-2006-0582</uri>
<uri link="http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-02-06/">Heimdal Advisory 2006-02-06</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 14 Mar 2006 18:02:33 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 16 Mar 2006 09:34:15 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:14:03 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
</glsa>