Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : kerberos (cve_2014_4345_numeric_errors)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80655


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Off-by-one error in the krb5_encode_krbsecretkey function in plugins/kdb/ldap/ libkdb_ldap/ldap_principal2.c in the LDAP KDB module in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.6.x through 1.11.x before 1.11.6 and 1.12.x before 1.12.2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a series of 'cpw -keepold' commands. (CVE-2014-4345)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80655

File Name: solaris11_kerberos_20141120.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:kerberos

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4345