Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2014:224)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 79411


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


Updated krb5 packages fix security vulnerability :

The kadm5_randkey_principal_3 function in lib/kadm5/srv/svr_principal.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.13 sends old keys in a response to a -randkey -keepold request, which allows remote authenticated users to forge tickets by leveraging administrative access (CVE-2014-5351).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 79411

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-224.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/23

Modified: 2014/11/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5351

BID: 70380

MDVSA: 2014:224