Fedora 18 : krb5-1.10.3-14.fc18 (2013-3147)

high Nessus Plugin ID 65657
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update incorporates the upstream fix for possible NULL pointer dereferences which could occur if a client sent a malformed PKINIT request to a KDC (CVE-2013-1415), or if a client sent a draft9 PKINIT request to a KDC (CVE-2012-1016).

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

Solution

Update the affected krb5 package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=914749

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917840

http://www.nessus.org/u?005cf860

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65657

File Name: fedora_2013-3147.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/23/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/27/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1016, CVE-2013-1415

BID: 58144, 58532

FEDORA: 2013-3147