Ubuntu 9.10 : krb5 vulnerabilities (USN-916-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65122

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Emmanuel Bouillon discovered that Kerberos did not correctly handle certain message types. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to cause the KDC to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-0283)

Nalin Dahyabhai, Jan iankko Lieskovsky, and Zbysek Mraz discovered that Kerberos did not correctly handle certain GSS packets. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would cause services using GSS-API to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-0628).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/916-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65122

File Name: ubuntu_USN-916-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/09

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-admin-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-clients, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-ftpd, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-kdc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-kdc-ldap, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-rsh-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-telnetd, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-user, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgssapi-krb5-2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgssrpc4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libk5crypto3, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkadm5clnt6, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkadm5srv6, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkdb5-4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkrb5-3, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkrb5-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkrb5-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libkrb5support0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0283, CVE-2010-0628

BID: 38260, 38904

USN: 916-1

CWE: 20