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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-1689

Original release date: 07/18/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Double free vulnerability in the krb5_recvauth function in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain error conditions.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-224-1
External Source: XF
Name: kerberos-kdc-krb5recvauth-execute-code(21055)
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 101810
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2005-0036
External Source: BID
Name: 14239
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050712 MITKRB5-SA-2005-003: double-free in krb5_recvauth
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:567
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-757
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2005-08-15
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9819
External Source: SGI
Name: 20050703-01-U
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT5973
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2005-003-recvauth.txt
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200507-11
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3776
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2005:993
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:562
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1014461
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1066
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2005:017
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#623332
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
External Source: TURBO
Name: TLSA-2005-78

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9819
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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