CentOS 8 : krb5 (CESA-2024:3268)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197676

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2024:3268 advisory.

- Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.21.2 contains a memory leak in /krb5/src/lib/rpc/pmap_rmt.c. (CVE-2024-26458)

- Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.21.2 contains a memory leak vulnerability in /krb5/src/lib/gssapi/krb5/k5sealv3.c.
(CVE-2024-26461)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:3268

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197676

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2024-3268.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/22/2024

Updated: 7/12/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-26461

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libkadm5, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:krb5-workstation, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:krb5-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:krb5-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:krb5-server-ldap

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/29/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-26458, CVE-2024-26461

IAVB: 2024-B-0082

RHSA: 2024:3268