CVE-2008-0947

HIGH

Description

Buffer overflow in the RPC library used by libgssrpc and kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering a large number of open file descriptors.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00006.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497213107107&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/29424

http://secunia.com/advisories/29428

http://secunia.com/advisories/29435

http://secunia.com/advisories/29438

http://secunia.com/advisories/29451

http://secunia.com/advisories/29457

http://secunia.com/advisories/29462

http://secunia.com/advisories/29464

http://secunia.com/advisories/29516

http://secunia.com/advisories/29663

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-31.xml

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3752

http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022520.html

http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022542.html

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2008-002.txt

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1524

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/374121

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:069

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:070

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0164.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489762/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489784/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489883/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28302

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019631

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-587-1

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079B.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0922/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1102/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41273

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10984

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00537.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00544.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-03-19

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH