Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2013:158)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in krb5 :

The prep_reprocess_req function in do_tgs_req.c in the Key
Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.10.5
does not properly perform service-principal realm referral, which
allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL
pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted TGS-REQ request

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66285 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59261

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1416

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