openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-2017-1145)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 103799
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for krb5 fixes several issues.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2017-11462: Prevent automatic security context deletion to prevent double-free (bsc#1056995)

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Set 'rdns' and 'dns_canonicalize_hostname' to false in krb5.conf in order to improve client security in handling service principle names. (bsc#1054028)

- Prevent kadmind.service startup failure caused by absence of LDAP service. (bsc#903543)

- Remove main package's dependency on systemd (bsc#1032680)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected krb5 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1032680

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1054028

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1056995

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=903543

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103799

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1145.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-otp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-otp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11462