Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2013:166)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66535


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in krb5 :

The kpasswd service provided by kadmind was vulnerable to a UDP ping-pong attack (CVE-2002-2443).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66535

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-166.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/05/22

Modified: 2013/12/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2443

BID: 60008

MDVSA: 2013:166