SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (SAT Patch Number 5594)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57430


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


This update of krb5 fixes two security issues.

- A remote code execution in the kerberized telnet daemon was fixed. (This only affects the ktelnetd from the krb5-appl RPM, not the regular telnetd supplied by SUSE.). (CVE-2011-4862)

- / MITKRB5-SA-2011-005: Fixed krb5 ftpd unauthorized file access problems. (CVE-2011-1526)


Apply SAT patch number 5594.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57430

File Name: suse_11_krb5-111229.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/03

Modified: 2015/01/15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux BSD-derived Telnet Service Encryption Key ID Buffer Overflow)

ExploitHub (EH-11-760)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1526, CVE-2011-4862