Amazon Linux AMI : krb5 (ALAS-2011-15)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple NULL pointer dereference and assertion failure flaws were
found in the MIT Kerberos KDC when it was configured to use an LDAP
(Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) or Berkeley Database (Berkeley
DB) back end. A remote attacker could use these flaws to crash the
KDC. (CVE-2011-1527 , CVE-2011-1528 , CVE-2011-1529)

See also :

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2011-15.html

Solution :

Run 'yum update krb5' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69574 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1527