Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDKSA-2007:137)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25603

Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

David Coffey discovered an uninitialized pointer free flaw in the RPC library used by kadmind. A remote unauthenticated attacker who could access kadmind could trigger the flaw causing kadmind to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2007-2442).

David Coffey also discovered an overflow flaw in the same RPC library.
A remote unauthenticated attacker who could access kadmind could trigger the flaw causing kadmind to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2007-2443).

Finally, a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in kadmind that allowed an unauthenticated user able to access kadmind the ability to trigger the vulnerability and possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2007-2798).

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25603

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-137.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 2007/06/27

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ftp-client-krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ftp-server-krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-workstation, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64krb53, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64krb53-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkrb53, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkrb53-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:telnet-client-krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:telnet-server-krb5, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2442, CVE-2007-2443, CVE-2007-2798

MDKSA: 2007:137

CWE: 119