Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : krb5 vulnerability (USN-1088-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Cameron Meadors discovered that the MIT Kerberos 5 Key Distribution
Center (KDC) daemon is vulnerable to a double-free condition if the
Public Key Cryptography for Initial Authentication (PKINIT) capability
is enabled. This could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52682 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46881

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0284