SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (SAT Patch Number 7446)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65717


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for Kerberos 5 fixes one security issue :

The KDC plugin for PKINIT can dereference a NULL pointer when processing malformed packets, leading to a crash of the KDC process.
(bnc#806715, CVE-2013-1415)

Additionally, it improves compatibility with processes that handle large numbers of open files. (bnc#787272)


Apply SAT patch number 7446.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65717

File Name: suse_11_krb5-130306.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/28

Modified: 2014/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-apps-clients, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-apps-servers, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krb5-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1415