Fedora 7 : krb5-1.6.1-3.fc7 (2007-2017)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update incorporates fixes for a stack overflow in the rpcsec_gss
implementation in libgssrpc (CVE-2007-3999) and a potential write
through an uninitialized pointer in kadmind (CVE-2007-4000).

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?64c0c471
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2007-07

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27744 (fedora_2007-2017.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25534

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3999
CVE-2007-4000

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