MIT Kerberos 5 setup_server_realm() Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70941


A single sign-on service is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The Kerberos service running on the remote host is affected by a remote denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to crash the affected KDC service, resulting in DoS conditions.


Update the affected krb5 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70941

File Name: mit_kerberos_cve-2013-1418.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 2013/11/18

Modified: 2014/08/21

Dependencies: 22964

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mit:kerberos:5

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1418

BID: 63555

OSVDB: 99508