GLSA-201312-12 : MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-12
(MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Key Distribution
Center in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced
below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker
could impersonate a kadmind server and send a specially crafted packet to
the password change port, which can result in a ping-pong condition and a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201312-12.xml

Solution :

All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.11.4'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71487 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54750
59261
60008
63555
63770
63832

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2443
CVE-2012-1014
CVE-2012-1015
CVE-2013-1416
CVE-2013-1417
CVE-2013-1418
CVE-2013-6800