Ubuntu 9.10 : krb5 vulnerability (USN-879-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jeff Blaine, Radoslav Bodo, Jakob Haufe, and Jorgen Wahlsten
discovered that the Kerberos Key Distribution Center service did not
correctly verify certain network traffic. An unauthenticated remote
attacker could send a specially crafted request that would cause the
KDC to crash, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65120 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37486

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3295