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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2798

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


Stack-based buffer overflow in the rename_principal_2_svc function in kadmind for MIT Kerberos 1.5.3, 1.6.1, and other versions allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted request to rename a principal.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.4 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9996
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018295
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-477-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1574
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0562
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#554257
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 25159
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-005.txt
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:137
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7550
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070629 TSLSA-2007-0021 - kerberos5
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3229
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102985
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2732
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2370
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070628 FLEA-2007-0029-1: krb5 krb5-workstation
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
External Source: XF
Name: kerberos-renameprincipal2svc-bo(35080)
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070602-01-P
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-177A
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0384
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1726
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2491
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:038
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1323
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200707-11
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02544
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070626 MITKRB5-SA-2007-005: kadmind vulnerable to buffer overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1499
External Source: BID
Name: 24653
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070626 Multiple Vendor Kerberos kadmind Rename Principal Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2337

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1726
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7550
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9996
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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