openSUSE 10 Security Update : krb5 (krb5-2442)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27307


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Bugs in the handling of pointers to uninitializes resp. already freed memory could potentially be abused by attackers to execute code (CVE-2006-6144, CVE-2006-6143).


Update the affected krb5 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27307

File Name: suse_krb5-2442.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6143, CVE-2006-6144