GLSA-201312-12 : MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-12 (MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Key Distribution Center in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker could impersonate a kadmind server and send a specially crafted packet to the password change port, which can result in a ping-pong condition and a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.11.4'

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71487

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201312-12.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 12/17/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mit-krb5, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2443, CVE-2012-1014, CVE-2012-1015, CVE-2013-1416, CVE-2013-1417, CVE-2013-1418, CVE-2013-6800

BID: 54750, 59261, 60008, 63555, 63770, 63832

GLSA: 201312-12