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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2442

Original release date: 06/26/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


The gssrpc__svcauth_gssapi function in the RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.6.1 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a zero-length RPC credential, which causes kadmind to free an uninitialized pointer during cleanup.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3229
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-004.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070602-01-P
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10631
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-477-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2491
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070628 FLEA-2007-0029-1: krb5 krb5-workstation
External Source: BID
Name: 24655
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7344
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1323
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2354
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2732
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2337
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1499
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/773/3248163_f.SAL_Public.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0562
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102914
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200707-11
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070629 TSLSA-2007-0021 - kerberos5
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:137
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:038
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#356961
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070626 MITKRB5-SA-2007-004: kadmind multiple RPC lib vulnerabilities
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02544
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0384
External Source: BID
Name: 25159
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-177A
Type: Patch Information
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0021
External Source: XF
Name: kerberos-gssrpcsvcauthgssapi-code-execution(35082)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1574
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018293
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-004.txt

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10631
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7344
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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cpe:/a:mit:kerberos:5-1.6.1 and previous versions

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