"Vulnerabilities in a technology widely used for network
authentication have left computers running Unix, Linux and Apple
Computer's Mac OS X potentially open to attack.
"The flaws could allow an online intruder to gain access to
computers running a security feature known as Kerberos. The
vulnerabilities, found by the developers at the Kerberos Team at
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, should be patched as
soon as possible, Sam Hartman, engineering lead for the team, said