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CNET News: Security Pros Warn of Critical Flaws in Kerberos

Sep 02, 2004, 14:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Lemos)

"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 Wednesday..."

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