EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.1 : krb5 (EulerOS-SA-2018-1376)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119067
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the krb5 packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in MIT Kerberos kadmind service. An authenticated attacker with permission to modify a principal entry could use this flaw to cause kadmind to dereference a NULL pointer and crash by supplying an empty DB argument to the modify_principal command, if kadmind was configured to use the LDAP KDB module. (CVE-2016-3119)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected krb5 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d553d65

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119067

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1376.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 11/21/2018

Updated: 4/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:krb5-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:krb5-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:krb5-workstation, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3119