GLSA-201201-13 : MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57655

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-13 (MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the administration daemon or the Key Distribution Center (KDC) daemon, cause a Denial of Service condition, or possibly obtain sensitive information. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof Kerberos authorization, modify KDC responses, forge user data messages, forge tokens, forge signatures, impersonate a client, modify user-visible prompt text, or have other unspecified impact.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.9.2-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201201-13

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57655

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201201-13.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/24

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mit-krb5, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3295, CVE-2009-4212, CVE-2010-0283, CVE-2010-0629, CVE-2010-1320, CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-1322, CVE-2010-1323, CVE-2010-1324, CVE-2010-4020, CVE-2010-4021, CVE-2010-4022, CVE-2011-0281, CVE-2011-0282, CVE-2011-0283, CVE-2011-0284, CVE-2011-0285, CVE-2011-1527, CVE-2011-1528, CVE-2011-1529, CVE-2011-1530, CVE-2011-4151

BID: 37486, 37749, 38260, 39247, 39599, 40235, 43756, 45116, 45117, 45118, 45122, 46265, 46269, 46271, 46272, 46881, 47310, 50273, 50929

GLSA: 201201-13

CWE: 20, 119, 189