SuSE 11 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (SAT Patch Number 1796)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 44092


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


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). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 1796.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 44092

File Name: suse_11_krb5-100113.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

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: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: 2010/01/13

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 189