openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-SU-2013:1833-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

the following security issues were fixed in krb5 :

- Fix a KDC NULL pointer dereference [CVE-2013-1417] that
could affect realms with an uncommon configuration.
(bnc#850660)
bug-850660-CVE-2013-1417-KDC-null-deref-due-to-referrals
.dif

- Fix a KDC NULL pointer dereference [CVE-2013-1418] that
could affect KDCs that serve multiple realms.
(bnc#849240)
bug-849240-CVE-2013-1418-fix-multi-realm-kdc-null-deref.
dif

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00026.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849240
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=850660

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75222 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1417
CVE-2013-1418

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