Fedora 9 : pam_krb5-2.3.5-1.fc9 (2009-6279)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updates the pam_krb5 package from version 2.3.2 to 2.3.5, fixing
CVE-2009-1384: in certain configurations, the password prompt could
vary depending on whether or not the user account was known to the
system or the KDC. It also fixes a bug which prevented password change
attempts from working if the KDC denied requests for password-changing
credentials with settings which would be used for login credentials,
and makes the '-n' option for the 'afs5log' command work as

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected pam_krb5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39541 (fedora_2009-6279.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31534

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1384

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