Scientific Linux Security Update : krb5 on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

Low Nessus Plugin ID 60910


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


Multiple checksum validation flaws were discovered in the MIT Kerberos implementation. A remote attacker could use these flaws to tamper with certain Kerberos protocol packets and, possibly, bypass authentication mechanisms in certain configurations using Single-use Authentication Mechanisms. (CVE-2010-1323)

After installing the updated packages, the krb5kdc daemon will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 60910

File Name: sl_20101130_krb5_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

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


Base Score: 3.7

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

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: 2010/11/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1323