Fedora 20 : krb5-1.11.5-10.fc20 (2014-8189)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77063

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update incorporates backported upstream fixes for potential crashes caused by attempts to process malformed GSSAPI messages (CVE-2014-4341, CVE-2014-4342). It also incorporates fexes for a possible double-free (CVE-2014-4343) and a possible NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2014-4344) in GSSAPI clients.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected krb5 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77063

File Name: fedora_2014-8189.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/08/08

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4341, CVE-2014-4343, CVE-2014-4344

BID: 68909

FEDORA: 2014-8189