SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (SAT Patch Number 7446)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for Kerberos 5 fixes one security issue :

The KDC plugin for PKINIT can dereference a NULL pointer when
processing malformed packets, leading to a crash of the KDC process.
(bnc#806715, CVE-2013-1415)

Additionally, it improves compatibility with processes that handle
large numbers of open files. (bnc#787272)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7446.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65717 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1415

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