Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2013:275)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71029


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


Updated krb5 package fixes security vulnerabily :

If a KDC serves multiple realms, certain requests can cause setup_server_realm() to dereference a NULL pointer, crashing the KDC.
This can be triggered by an unauthenticated user (CVE-2013-1418).


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71029

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-275.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 11/22/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1418

BID: 63555

MDVSA: 2013:275