Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2011:184)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in krb5 :

The process_tgs_req function in do_tgs_req.c in the Key Distribution
Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.2 allows
remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer
dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted TGS request that triggers
an error other than the KRB5_KDB_NOENTRY error (CVE-2011-1530).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-007.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61939 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50929

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1530

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