GLSA-201412-53 : MIT Kerberos 5: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

high Nessus Plugin ID 80328


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-53 (MIT Kerberos 5: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

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

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause Denial of Service.
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-krb5-1.13'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80328

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-53.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 1/2/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/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: 12/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4341, CVE-2014-4343, CVE-2014-4345, CVE-2014-5351

BID: 68909, 69159, 69168, 70380

GLSA: 201412-53