Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : krb5, librpcsecgss vulnerability (USN-511-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the libraries handling RPCSEC_GSS did not
correctly validate the size of certain packet structures. An
unauthenticated remote user could send a specially crafted request and
execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28115 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25534

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3999