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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4000

The kadm5_modify_policy_internal function in lib/kadm5/srv/svr_policy.c in the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.5 through 1.6.2 does not properly check return values when the policy does not exist, which might allow remote authenticated users with the "modify policy" privilege to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that trigger a write to an uninitialized pointer.
Publish Date : 2007-09-05 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
8.5
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-08-03 2007-09-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4000 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20074000 unix
ELSA-2007:0858: krb5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22682 unix
RHSA-2007:0858: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070858 unix
The kadm5_modify_policy_internal function in lib/kadm5/srv/svr_policy.c in the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9278 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-2007-4000

# 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
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 7

- References For CVE-2007-4000

http://secunia.com/advisories/26676
SECUNIA 26676
http://secunia.com/advisories/26728
SECUNIA 26728
http://secunia.com/advisories/26680
SECUNIA 26680
http://secunia.com/advisories/26700
SECUNIA 26700
http://secunia.com/advisories/26783
SECUNIA 26783
http://secunia.com/advisories/26987
SECUNIA 26987
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3092
SREASON 3092
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3051
VUPEN ADV-2007-3051
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200709-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200709-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25533
BID 25533 MIT Kerberos 5 kadmind Server Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-09-11
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/478794/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070907 FLEA-2007-0050-1 krb5 krb5-workstation
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_19_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:019
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:174
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:174
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36438
XF kerberos-modifypolicy-code-execution(36438)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018647
SECTRACK 1018647
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1696 CONFIRM
http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-006.txt CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00087.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2017
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/377544
CERT-VN VU#377544
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=250976
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0858.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0858

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4000

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


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