openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-2016-181)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for krb5 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8629: Information leak authenticated attackers
with permissions to modify the database (bsc#963968)

- CVE-2015-8630: An authenticated attacker with permission
to modify a principal entry may have caused kadmind to
crash (bsc#963964)

- CVE-2015-8631: An authenticated attacker could have
caused a memory leak in auditd by supplying a null
principal name in request (bsc#963975)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88687 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8629

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