Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : krb5 vulnerabilities (USN-755-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple flaws were discovered in the Kerberos GSS-API and ASN.1
routines that did not correctly handle certain requests. An
unauthenticated remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic
to crash services using the Kerberos library, leading to a denial of
service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37819 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34257
34408
34409

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0844
CVE-2009-0845
CVE-2009-0846
CVE-2009-0847