openSUSE 10 Security Update : krb5 (krb5-3820)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in kadmind which can
be exploited by authenticated remote users to gain root.
(CVE-2007-2798) Additionally two bugs in the RPC library of kadmind
were fixed that can lead to remote system compromise. (CVE-2007-2442,
CVE-2007-2443) Note that third-party applications using the RPC
library are vulnerable, too.

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27309 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2442
CVE-2007-2443
CVE-2007-2798

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