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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41415


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


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)


Apply SAT patch number 738.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41415

File Name: suse_11_krb5-090406.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2016/12/21

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: 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: 2009/04/06

Reference Information

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

CWE: 20, 119, 189