SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : krb5 (SAT Patch Numbers 8533 / 8534)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71425


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


This update for krb5 fixes the following security issue :

- If a KDC serves multiple realms, certain requests could cause setup_server_realm() to dereference a NULL pointer, crashing the KDC. (CVE-2013-1418)


Apply SAT patch number 8533 / 8534 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71425

File Name: suse_11_krb5-131108.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/12/14

Modified: 2014/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

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-doc, 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: 2013/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1418