Fedora 7 : krb5-1.6.1-3.fc7 (2007-2017)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 27744

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update incorporates fixes for a stack overflow in the rpcsec_gss implementation in libgssrpc (CVE-2007-3999) and a potential write through an uninitialized pointer in kadmind (CVE-2007-4000).

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?64c0c471

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2007-07

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 27744

File Name: fedora_2007-2017.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2007

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/4/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3999, CVE-2007-4000

BID: 25534

FEDORA: 2007-2017

TRA: TRA-2007-07

CWE: 20, 119, 264