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Old 08-09-2010, 03:47 PM   #1
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Arrow Flawed Deployments Undermine Kerberos Security

Significant weaknesses in the common configuration of Kerberos-based authentication servers could allow attackers to more easily circumvent security measures in networks that rely on the open authentication standard, according to recent research presented by consultants at the recent Black Hat USA 2010 conference.

The researchers found several common configuration problems that could allow attackers to significantly weaken the security that Kerberos provides.
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