Ubuntu 9.10 : krb5 vulnerabilities (USN-916-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Emmanuel Bouillon discovered that Kerberos did not correctly handle
certain message types. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send
specially crafted traffic to cause the KDC to crash, leading to a
denial of service. (CVE-2010-0283)

Nalin Dahyabhai, Jan iankko Lieskovsky, and Zbysek Mraz discovered
that Kerberos did not correctly handle certain GSS packets. An
unauthenticated remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic
that would cause services using GSS-API to crash, leading to a denial
of service. (CVE-2010-0628).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65122 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38260
38904

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0283
CVE-2010-0628