Fedora 7 : krb5-1.6.1-9.fc7 (2008-2637)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 31668

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update incorporates fixes included in MITKRB5-SA-2008-001 (use of uninitialized pointer / double-free in the KDC when v4 compatibility is enabled) and MITKRB5-SA-2008-002 (incorrect handling of high-numbered descriptors in the RPC library). This update also incorporates less-critical fixes for a double- free (CVE-2007-5971) and an incorrect attempt to free non-heap memory (CVE-2007-5901) in the GSSAPI library.

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Update the affected krb5 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 31668

File Name: fedora_2008-2637.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/26

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5901, CVE-2007-5971, CVE-2008-0062, CVE-2008-0063, CVE-2008-0947

BID: 26750, 28302, 28303

FEDORA: 2008-2637

CWE: 119, 189, 399