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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2798

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.
Publish Date : 2007-06-26 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-05-29 2007-06-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2798 unix
DSA-1323-1 krb5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20462 unix
ELSA-2007:0562: krb5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22639 unix
HP-UX Running Kerberos, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7550 unix
RHSA-2007:0384: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070384 unix
RHSA-2007:0562: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070562 unix
Security Vulnerability in the Kerberos Administration Daemon (kadmind(1M)) May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1726 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in the rename_principal_2_svc function in kadmind for MIT Kerberos 1.5.3, 1.6.1, and other v... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9996 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-2007-2798

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 30

- References For CVE-2007-2798
SGI 20070602-01-P CONFIRM
OSVDB 36595
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
BUGTRAQ 20070628 FLEA-2007-0029-1: krb5 krb5-workstation
GENTOO GLSA-200707-11
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:038
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0562
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0384
BUGTRAQ 20070626 MITKRB5-SA-2007-005: kadmind vulnerable to buffer overflow
BID 24653 MIT Kerberos 5 KAdminD Server Rename_Principal_2_SVC() Function Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-24
SECTRACK 1018295
BID 25159 Apple Mac OS X 2007-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-08
BUGTRAQ 20070629 TSLSA-2007-0021 - kerberos5
VUPEN ADV-2007-2491
VUPEN ADV-2007-2370
VUPEN ADV-2007-2337
VUPEN ADV-2010-1574
VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
XF kerberos-renameprincipal2svc-bo(35080)
CERT-VN VU#554257
IDEFENSE 20070626 Multiple Vendor Kerberos kadmind Rename Principal Buffer Overflow Vulnerability CONFIRM
CERT TA07-177A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2798

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