FreeBSD : krb5-appl -- telnetd code execution vulnerability (4ddc78dc-300a-11e1-a2aa-0016ce01e285)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The MIT Kerberos Team reports :

When an encryption key is supplied via the TELNET protocol, its length
is not validated before the key is copied into a fixed-size buffer.
Also see MITKRB5-SA-2011-008.

See also :

http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-11:08.telnetd.asc
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-008.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?29618ef4

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57403 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51182

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4862

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