openSUSE 10 Security Update : krb5 (krb5-4851)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 29991


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in krb5. It's unlikely that those vulnerabilities can actually be exploited. (CVE-2007-5894, CVE-2007-5902, CVE-2007-5971, CVE-2007-5972)


Update the affected krb5 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29991

File Name: suse_krb5-4851.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/16/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-apps-clients, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-apps-servers, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5894, CVE-2007-5902, CVE-2007-5971, CVE-2007-5972

CWE: 119, 189, 399