Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : krb5 vulnerability (USN-999-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Mike Roszkowski discovered that the Kerberos KDC did not correctly
validate the contents of certain messages. If an authenticated remote
attacker sent specially crafted TGS requests, the KDC service would
crash, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49772 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43756

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1322