Fedora 14 : krb5-1.8.4-3.fc14 (2011-14650)

high Nessus Plugin ID 56851


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update applies the upstream patch to fix a NULL pointer dereference wi= th the LDAP kdb backend (CVE-2011-1527), an assertion failure with multiple= kdb backends (CVE-2011-1528), and a NULL pointer dereference with multiple= kdb backends (CVE-2011-1529).


Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected krb5 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56851

File Name: fedora_2011-14650.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/16/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1527, CVE-2011-1528, CVE-2011-1529

BID: 50273

FEDORA: 2011-14650