Fedora 17 : krb5-1.10.2-10.fc17 (2013-5286)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

These updates incorporate the upstream patch for a NULL pointer
dereference in the KDC which could occur while processing certain TGS
requests (CVE-2013-1416).

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=949984
http://www.nessus.org/u?d71d23a9

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66008 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59261

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1416

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