SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos (ZYPP Patch Number 6140)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41542


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


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 ZYPP patch number 6140.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41542

File Name: suse_krb5-6140.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

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: 2009/04/06

Reference Information

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

CWE: 20, 119, 189