SuSE 10 Security Update : krb5 (ZYPP Patch Number 3821)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29493


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


This update fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in kadmind which can be exploited by authenticated remote users to gain root.
(CVE-2007-2798) Additionally two bugs in the RPC library of kadmind were fixed that can lead to remote system compromise. (CVE-2007-2442 / CVE-2007-2443) Note that third-party applications using the RPC library are vulnerable, too.


Apply ZYPP patch number 3821.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29493

File Name: suse_krb5-3821.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2013/03/30

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/29

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119