SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos (ZYPP Patch Number 6140)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Clients sending negotiation requests with invalid flags could crash
the kerberos server. (CVE-2009-0845)

GSS-API clients could crash when reading from an invalid address
space. (CVE-2009-0844)

Invalid length checks could crash applications using the kerberos
ASN.1 parser. (CVE-2009-0847)

Under certain circumstances the ASN.1 parser could free an
uninitialized pointer which could crash a kerberos server or even lead
to execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-0846)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6140.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41542 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0844

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