Fedora 15 : krb5-1.9.1-14.fc15 (2011-14673)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update applies the upstream patch to fix a NULL pointer
dereference wi= th the LDAP kdb backend (CVE-2011-1527, #744125), an
assertion failure with= multiple kdb backends (CVE-2011-1528), and a
NULL pointer dereference with= multiple kdb backends (CVE-2011-1529).
(#737711)

It also rolls up a number of mostly-minor fixes, some of which were
backpor= ted from upstream to the Fedora 16 branch. The main
user-visible change is= a fix for cross-realm authentication in the
client libraries.
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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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737711
http://www.nessus.org/u?c52b1476

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56852 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50273

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1527
CVE-2011-1528
CVE-2011-1529

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