SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 5082)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 31624
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VPR Score: 5.9


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


This update fixes the following security bugs in krb5/krb5-server :

- null/dangling pointer (needs enabled krb4 support).

- possible operations on uninitialized buffer content/information leak (needs enabled krb4 support).

- out-of-bound array access in kadmind's RPC lib.
(CVE-2008-0947 / CVE-2008-0948)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5082.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 31624

File Name: suse_krb5-5082.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/19/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 3/7/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0062, CVE-2008-0063, CVE-2008-0947, CVE-2008-0948

CWE: 119, 189