openSUSE 10 Security Update : krb5-apps-servers (krb5-apps-servers-3021)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27313


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


When using the krb5 telnet daemon it was possible for remote attackers to override authentication mechanisms and gain root access to the machine by supplying a special username.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2007-0956.


Update the affected krb5-apps-servers package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27313

File Name: suse_krb5-apps-servers-3021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-apps-servers, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/26

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0956