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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4022

Original release date: 02/10/2011
Last revised: 09/21/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The do_standalone function in the MIT krb5 KDC database propagation daemon (kpropd) in Kerberos 1.7, 1.8, and 1.9, when running in standalone mode, does not properly handle when a worker child process "exits abnormally," which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (listening process termination, no new connections, and lack of updates in slave KVC) via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025035
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0333
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:004
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0464
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0329
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110208 MITKRB5-SA-2011-001 kpropd denial of service [CVE-2010-4022]
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:025
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0200
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43275
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 46269
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0347
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-001.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43260
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8070

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