SuSE 11 Security Update : Kerberos (SAT Patch Number 738)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41415
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Clients sending negotiation requests with invalid flags could crash the kerberos server. (CVE-2009-0845)

GSS-API clients could crash when reading from an invalid address space. (CVE-2009-0844)

Invalid length checks could crash applications using the kerberos ASN.1 parser. (CVE-2009-0847)

Under certain circumstances the ASN.1 parser could free an uninitialized pointer which could crash a kerberos server or even lead to execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-0846)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 738.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=485894

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=486722

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=486723

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0844.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0845.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0846.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0847.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41415

File Name: suse_11_krb5-090406.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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:suse_linux:11:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-apps-clients, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-apps-servers, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/6/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0844, CVE-2009-0845, CVE-2009-0846, CVE-2009-0847

CWE: 20, 119, 189