Debian DSA-3153-1 : krb5 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 81150
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in krb5, the MIT implementation of Kerberos :

- CVE-2014-5352 Incorrect memory management in the libgssapi_krb5 library might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2014-9421 Incorrect memory management in kadmind's processing of XDR data might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2014-9422 Incorrect processing of two-component server principals might result in impersonation attacks.

- CVE-2014-9423 An information leak in the libgssrpc library.


Upgrade the krb5 packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81150

File Name: debian_DSA-3153.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/4/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:krb5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/3/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5352, CVE-2014-9421, CVE-2014-9422, CVE-2014-9423

DSA: 3153