SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos (ZYPP Patch Number 4852)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 29992


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


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 4852.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29992

File Name: suse_krb5-4852.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/16

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2007/12/20

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 189, 399