openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (krb5-1792)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 44090


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted ticket requests could crash the kerberos server (CVE-2009-3295).

Specially crafted AES and RC4 packets could allow unauthenticated remote attackers to trigger an integer underflow that leads to heap memory corruption (CVE-2009-4212).


Update the affected krb5 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 44090

File Name: suse_11_2_krb5-100113.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/01/20

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:opensuse:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-apps-clients, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-apps-servers, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3295, CVE-2009-4212

CWE: 119, 189