SuSE 10 Security Update : krb5 (ZYPP Patch Number 3821)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 3821.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29493 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2442

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