openSUSE Security Update : krb5 (openSUSE-2015-246)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81965
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

krb5 was updated to fix three security issues.

Remote authenticated users could cause denial of service.

On openSUSE 13.1 and 13.2 krb5 was updated to fix the following vulnerabilities :

- bnc#910457: CVE-2014-5353: NULL pointer dereference when using a ticket policy name as password name

- bnc#918595: CVE-2014-5355: krb5: denial of service in krb5_read_message On openSUSE 13.1 krb5 was updated to fix the following vulnerability :

- bnc#910458: CVE-2014-5354: NULL pointer dereference when using keyless entries

Solution

Update the affected krb5 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=910457

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=910458

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=918595

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81965

File Name: openSUSE-2015-246.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-mini-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-otp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-otp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:krb5-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5353, CVE-2014-5354, CVE-2014-5355