Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2015:009)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated krb5 packages fix security vulnerability :

In MIT krb5, when kadmind is configured to use LDAP for the KDC
database, an authenticated remote attacker can cause a NULL
dereference by attempting to use a named ticket policy object as a
password policy for a principal. The attacker needs to be
authenticated as a user who has the elevated privilege for setting
password policy by adding or modifying principals (CVE-2014-5353).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0536.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80428 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71679

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5353

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