Fedora 17 : krb5-1.10.2-6.fc17 (2012-11388)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update incorporates the upstream fixes for CVE-2012-1014 and
CVE-2012-1015, in which the KDC could be made to attempt to
dereference or free an uninitialized pointer.

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=844777
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=844779
http://www.nessus.org/u?8922c868

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61425 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54750

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1014
CVE-2012-1015

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