Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : krb5 vulnerability (USN-1116-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Felipe Ortega discovered that kadmind did not correctly handle
password changing error conditions. An unauthenticated remote attacker
could exploit this to crash kadmind, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected krb5-admin-server package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55074 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47310

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0285