Debian Security Advisory DSA 3153-1 (krb5 - security update)

Published: 2015-02-02 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Affected Versions:
krb5 on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u3. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+dfsg-17. We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
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.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-5352
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-9421
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-9422
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-9423

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3153.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.0

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