SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 7899)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57431


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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 ZYPP patch number 7899.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57431

File Name: suse_krb5-7899.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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