Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2012:102)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59860


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in krb5 :

Fix a kadmind denial of service issue (NULL pointer dereference), which could only be triggered by an administrator with the create privilege (CVE-2012-1013).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59860

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-102.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/07/07

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-pkinit-openssl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-server-ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:krb5-workstation, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64krb53, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64krb53-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkrb53, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkrb53-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1013

BID: 53784

MDVSA: 2012:102