Scientific Linux Security Update : krb5 on SL3.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60218

Synopsis

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

Description

David Coffey discovered an uninitialized pointer free flaw in the RPC library used by kadmind. A remote unauthenticated attacker who can access kadmind could trigger this flaw and cause kadmind to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2007-2442)

David Coffey also discovered an overflow flaw in the RPC library used by kadmind. On Scientific Linux, exploitation of this flaw is limited to a denial of service. A remote unauthenticated attacker who can access kadmind could trigger this flaw and cause kadmind to crash.
(CVE-2007-2443)

A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in kadmind. An authenticated attacker who can access kadmind could trigger this flaw and potentially execute arbitrary code on the Kerberos server.
(CVE-2007-2798)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?03cfbb04

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60218

File Name: sl_20070626_krb5_on_SL3.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2442, CVE-2007-2443, CVE-2007-2798

CWE: 119