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|Originally Published: Sunday, 21 May 2000||Author: Alexander Reelsen|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Std View]|
CERT Advisory CA-2000-06 Multiple Buffer Overflows in Kerberos Authenticated Services
The CERT Coordination Center has recently been notified of several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the Kerberos authentication software. The most severe vulnerability allows remote intruders to gain root privileges on systems running services using Kerberos authentication.