Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2010:100)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46678


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in krb5 :

Certain invalid GSS-API tokens can cause a GSS-API acceptor (server) to crash due to a NULL pointer dereference in the GSS-API library (CVE-2010-1321).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended Maintenance Program for those products.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46678

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-100.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/05/20

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ftp-client-krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ftp-server-krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-workstation, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64krb53, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64krb53-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkrb53, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkrb53-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:telnet-client-krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:telnet-server-krb5, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1321

BID: 40235

MDVSA: 2010:100