F5 Networks BIG-IP : MIT Kerberos 5 vulnerability (K15552)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105735


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.12.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and application crash) by injecting invalid tokens into a GSSAPI application session.


A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service (DoS) by injecting invalid tokens into a GSSAPI application session.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K15552.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105735

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15552.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/11

Modified: 2018/01/12

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_wan_optimization_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip_protocol_security_manager

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4341

BID: 68909