MIT Kerberos 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1163

Synopsis

The remote host is running an inherently insecure protocol or application.

Description

The remote host is running Kerberos 4. It has been demonstrated that the Kerberos 4 protocol has inherent design flaws that make it insecure to use.

Solution

Upgrade to Kerberos 5. If you run Kerberos 5 with Kerberos 4 backward compatibility, make sure you upgrade to version 1.3.

See Also

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2003-004-krb4.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1163

File Name: 1163.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Nessus ID: 11511

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0082, CVE-2003-0138, CVE-2003-0139

BID: 7113

OSVDB: 4868, 4869