OracleVM 3.3 : krb5 (OVMSA-2015-0054)

high Nessus Plugin ID 82692
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- fix for CVE-2014-5355 (#1193939) 'krb5: unauthenticated denial of service in recvauth_common and others'

- fix for CVE-2014-5353 (#1174543) 'Fix LDAP misused policy name crash'

- Changelog fixes to make errata subsystem happy.

- fix for CVE-2014-5352 (#1179856) 'gss_process_context_token incorrectly frees context (MITKRB5-SA-2015-001)'

- fix for CVE-2014-9421 (#1179857) 'kadmind doubly frees partial deserialization results (MITKRB5-SA-2015-001)'

- fix for CVE-2014-9422 (#1179861) 'kadmind incorrectly validates server principal name (MITKRB5-SA-2015-001)'


Update the affected krb5-libs package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82692

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0054.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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:oracle:vm:krb5-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/16/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5352, CVE-2014-5353, CVE-2014-5355, CVE-2014-9421, CVE-2014-9422

BID: 71679, 72494, 72495, 72496, 74042