SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 3046)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29492


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A bug in the function krb5_klog_syslog() leads to a buffer overflow which could be exploited to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2007-0957)

A double-free bug in the GSS-API library could crash kadmind. It's potentially also exploitable to execute arbitrary code.


Apply ZYPP patch number 3046.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29492

File Name: suse_krb5-3046.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2013/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0957, CVE-2007-1216

CWE: 119