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CentOS: Security Advisory for krb5-devel (CESA-2021:4788)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'krb5-devel' package(s) announced via the CESA-2021:4788 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Kerberos is a network authentication system, which can improve the security of your network by eliminating the insecure practice of sending passwords over the network in unencrypted form. It allows clients and servers to authenticate to each other with the help of a trusted third party, the Kerberos key distribution center (KDC). Security Fix(es): * krb5: NULL pointer dereference in process_tgs_req() in kdc/do_tgs_req.c via a FAST inner body that lacks server field (CVE-2021-37750) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'krb5-devel' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)