Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Wei Wang discovered that the krb5 RPC library did not correctly handle
certain error conditions. A remote attacker could cause kadmind to
free an uninitialized pointer, leading to a denial of service or
possibly execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
Wei Wang discovered that the krb5 RPC library did not correctly check
the size of certain communications. A remote attacker could send a
specially crafted request to kadmind and execute arbitrary code with
root privileges. (CVE-2007-2443)
It was discovered that the kadmind service could be made to overflow
its stack. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request
and execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2007-2798).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28078 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2442CVE-2007-2443CVE-2007-2798
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