Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2011:159)

high Nessus Plugin ID 61933

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in krb5 :

The kdb_ldap plugin in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a kinit operation with incorrect string case for the realm, related to the is_principal_in_realm, krb5_set_error_message, krb5_ldap_get_principal, and process_as_req functions (CVE-2011-1527).

The krb5_ldap_lockout_audit function in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.8 through 1.8.4 and 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via unspecified vectors, related to the locked_check_p function (CVE-2011-1528).

The lookup_lockout_policy function in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.8 through 1.8.4 and 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the db2 (aka Berkeley DB) or LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via vectors that trigger certain process_as_req errors (CVE-2011-1529).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61933

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-159.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 9/6/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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:2011

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1527, CVE-2011-1528, CVE-2011-1529

BID: 50273

MDVSA: 2011:159