FreeBSD : krb5 -- remote denial of service vulnerability (a30573dc-4893-11df-a5f9-001641aeabdf)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

An authenticated remote attacker can causing a denial of service by
using a newer version of the kadmin protocol than the server supports.

The MIT Kerberos team also reports the cause :

The Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) can crash due to
referencing freed memory.

See also :

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2010-003.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?2e92ecaa

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45573 (freebsd_pkg_a30573dc489311dfa5f9001641aeabdf.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 39247

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0629

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