Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2011:024)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51931


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


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in krb5 :

The MIT krb5 Key Distribution Center (KDC) daemon is vulnerable to denial of service attacks from unauthenticated remote attackers (CVE-2011-0281, CVE-2011-0282).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51931

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-024.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/10

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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:2009.0, 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: 2011/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0281, CVE-2011-0282

BID: 46265, 46271

MDVSA: 2011:024