Fedora 7 : krb5-1.6.1-2.1.fc7 (2007-0740)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27678


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update incorporates fixes for a stack-based buffer overflow and heap corruption in the RPC library, and a fix for a potential stack-based buffer overflow in kadmind.

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27678

File Name: fedora_2007-0740.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

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:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-libs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-server-ldap, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-workstation, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-workstation-clients, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5-workstation-servers, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/27

Reference Information

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

FEDORA: 2007-0740

CWE: 119