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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4743

The original patch for CVE-2007-3999 in svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.2, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and other applications that use krb5, does not correctly check the buffer length in some environments and architectures, which might allow remote attackers to conduct a buffer overflow attack.
Publish Date : 2007-09-06 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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 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) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-09-06 2007-09-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4743 unix
DSA-1387-1 librpcsecgss oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18022 unix
ELSA-2007:0892: krb5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22703 unix
RHSA-2007:0892: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070892 unix
The original patch for CVE-2007-3999 in svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 throug... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10239 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-4743

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 12

- References For CVE-2007-4743 CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
BUGTRAQ 20070906 rPSA-2007-0179-1 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0892
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:019
VUPEN ADV-2007-3868
BID 26444 Apple Mac OS X v10.4.11 2007-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-18
BUGTRAQ 20070907 FLEA-2007-0050-1 krb5 krb5-workstation

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4743

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