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

high Nessus Plugin ID 60218
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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: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: 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: 6/26/2007

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119