openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-2016-230)

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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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963964
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963968
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963975

Solution :

Update the affected krb5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88854 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8629
CVE-2015-8630
CVE-2015-8631

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