Debian DSA-2701-1 : krb5 - denial of service

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Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

It was discovered that the kpasswd service running on UDP port 464
could respond to response packets, creating a packet loop and a denial
of service condition.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade the krb5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze7.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u1.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66768 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60008

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2443

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