SuSE 10 Security Update : krb5-apps-servers (ZYPP Patch Number 3022)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29497


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


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 3022.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29497

File Name: suse_krb5-apps-servers-3022.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2013/03/30

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/26

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0956