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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3999

Original release date: 09/05/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the svcauth_gss_validate function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library (librpcsecgss) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.2, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and some third-party applications that use krb5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and probably execute arbitrary code via a long string in an RPC message.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:181
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3051
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20070906 rPSA-2007-0179-2 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3868
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9379
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200709-01
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1367
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:174
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201319
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1368
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-052.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3162
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: XF
Name: kerberos-rpcsecgss-bo(36437)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-006.txt
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:019
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3060
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018647
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-319A
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-511-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0026
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0803
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2017
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
External Source: BID
Name: 26444
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070906 rPSA-2007-0179-1 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0951
External Source: BID
Name: 25534
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0913
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=250973
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3092
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3052
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1017
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-396.htm
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#883632
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070912 ZDI-07-052: Multiple Kerberos Implementations Authentication Context Stack Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103060
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0858
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:024
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-01

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3162
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9379
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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