openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-SU-2011:1169-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75563


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The following issues have been fixed :

- CVE-2011-1528: In releases krb5-1.8 and later, the KDC can crash due to an assertion failure.

- CVE-2011-1529: In releases krb5-1.8 and later, the KDC can crash due to a NULL pointer dereference.

Both bugs could be triggered by unauthenticated remote attackers.
Additionally CVE-2011-1526 was fixed that allowed authenticated users to access files via krb5 ftpd they should not have access to.


Update the affected krb5 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75563

File Name: suse_11_3_krb5-111019.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-appl-clients, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-appl-servers, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1526, CVE-2011-1528, CVE-2011-1529