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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6144

The "mechglue" abstraction interface of the GSS-API library for Kerberos 5 1.5 through 1.5.1, as used in Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and other products that use this library, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified vectors that cause mechglue to free uninitialized pointers.
Publish Date : 2006-12-31 Last Update Date : 2009-05-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 ship with versions of Kerberos 5 prior to version 1.4 and are therefore not affected by these vulnerabilities. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat
Not vulnerable. Mandriva 2007.0 and earlier ship with Kerberos 5 version 1.4.x and as a result are not vulnerable to these issues.
Source: Mandriva

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6144 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066144 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6144

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 2

- References For CVE-2006-6144

http://secunia.com/advisories/23706
SECUNIA 23706
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-21.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-21
http://secunia.com/advisories/23903
SECUNIA 23903
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017494
SECTRACK 1017494
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102772-1
SUNALERT 102772
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0111
VUPEN ADV-2007-0111
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0112
VUPEN ADV-2007-0112
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.006.html
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.006
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21975
BID 21975 MIT Kerberos Administration Daemon Free Pointers Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-05-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456409/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070109 MITKRB5-SA-2006-003: kadmind (via GSS-API lib) frees uninitialized pointers
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/31417
XF kerberos-gssapi-code-execution(31417)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-925 CONFIRM
http://osvdb.org/31280
OSVDB 31280
http://secunia.com/advisories/35151
SECUNIA 35151
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-201294-1
SUNALERT 201294
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/831452
CERT-VN VU#831452
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-003-mechglue.txt CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-009B.html
CERT TA07-009B
http://secunia.com/advisories/23701
SECUNIA 23701
http://secunia.com/advisories/23690
SECUNIA 23690
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Jan/0004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:004
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2375
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-033

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6144

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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