Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : krb5 (MDVSA-2015:009)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 80428


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


Updated krb5 packages fix security vulnerability :

In MIT krb5, when kadmind is configured to use LDAP for the KDC database, an authenticated remote attacker can cause a NULL dereference by attempting to use a named ticket policy object as a password policy for a principal. The attacker needs to be authenticated as a user who has the elevated privilege for setting password policy by adding or modifying principals (CVE-2014-5353).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 80428

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-009.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/09

Modified: 2015/01/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 3

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

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: 2015/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5353

BID: 71679

MDVSA: 2015:009