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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5972

Original release date: 12/05/2007
Last revised: 05/27/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Double free vulnerability in the krb5_def_store_mkey function in lib/kdb/kdb_default.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.5 has unknown impact and remote authenticated attack vectors. NOTE: the free operations occur in code that stores the krb5kdc master key, and so the attacker must have privileges to store this key.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/14/2007)
This issue is not a vulnerability, for more information see http://marc.info/?m=119743235325151

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2012
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199211
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20071208 Venustech reports of MIT krb5 vulns [CVE-2007-5894 CVE-2007-5901 CVE-2007-5902 CVE-2007-5971 CVE-2007-5972]
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-940-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:002
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-924-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28636
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1192
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39784
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20071208 MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities
External Source: BID
Name: 26750
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39290
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 44747

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