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RHSA-2011:0920: krb5-appl security update

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RHSA-2011:0920: krb5-appl security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/11/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/18/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The krb5-appl packages provide Kerberos-aware telnet, ftp, rcp, rsh, andrlogin clients and servers. While these have been replaced by tools such asOpenSSH in most environments, they remain in use in others.It was found that gssftp, a Kerberos-aware FTP server, did not properlydrop privileges. A remote FTP user could use this flaw to gain unauthorizedread or write access to files that are owned by the root group.(CVE-2011-1526)Red Hat would like to thank the MIT Kerberos project for reporting thisissue. Upstream acknowledges Tim Zingelman as the original reporter.All krb5-appl users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containa backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-appl-clients
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-appl-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-appl-servers

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