Fedora 15 : krb5-1.9.1-14.fc15 (2011-14673)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56852


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, #744125), an assertion failure with= multiple kdb backends (CVE-2011-1528), and a NULL pointer dereference with= multiple kdb backends (CVE-2011-1529).

It also rolls up a number of mostly-minor fixes, some of which were backpor= ted from upstream to the Fedora 16 branch. The main user-visible change is= a fix for cross-realm authentication in the client libraries.

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: 56852

File Name: fedora_2011-14673.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/11/16

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/20

Reference Information

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

BID: 50273

FEDORA: 2011-14673