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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0062

KDC in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5kdc) does not set a global variable for some krb4 message types, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted messages that trigger a NULL pointer dereference or double-free.
Publish Date : 2008-03-19 Last Update Date : 2011-09-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-02-12 2008-03-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0062 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080062 unix
DSA-1524 krb5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8094 unix
DSA-1524-1 krb5 - multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20288 unix
ELSA-2008:0164: krb5 security and bugfix update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22707 unix
KDC in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5kdc) does not set a global variable for some krb4 message types, which allows remote attacker... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9496 unix
RHSA-2008:0164: krb5 security and bugfix update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080164 unix
RHSA-2008:0180: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080180 unix
RHSA-2008:0181: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080181 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-2008-0062

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.6.3 Kdc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 5 1

- References For CVE-2008-0062

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:016
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://secunia.com/advisories/29424
SECUNIA 29424
http://secunia.com/advisories/29428
SECUNIA 29428
http://secunia.com/advisories/29435
SECUNIA 29435
http://secunia.com/advisories/29438
SECUNIA 29438
http://secunia.com/advisories/29450
SECUNIA 29450
http://secunia.com/advisories/29457
SECUNIA 29457
http://secunia.com/advisories/29451
SECUNIA 29451
http://secunia.com/advisories/29516
SECUNIA 29516
http://secunia.com/advisories/29464
SECUNIA 29464
http://secunia.com/advisories/29462
SECUNIA 29462
http://secunia.com/advisories/29663
SECUNIA 29663
http://secunia.com/advisories/30535
SECUNIA 30535
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022520.html CONFIRM
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022542.html CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1524
DEBIAN DSA-1524
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-31.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200803-31
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:069
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:070
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:070
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:071
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:071
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0164.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0164
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0180.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0180
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0181.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0181
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28303
BID 28303 MIT Kerberos 5 KDC Multiple Memory Corruption Based Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-30
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489883/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080319 rPSA-2008-0112-1 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0182.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0182
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019626
SECTRACK 1019626
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-587-1
UBUNTU USN-587-1
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497213107107&w=2
HP HPSBOV02682
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00544.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2647
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00537.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2637
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489761
BUGTRAQ 20080318 MITKRB5-SA-2008-001: double-free, uninitialized data vulnerabilities in krb5kdc
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0922/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0922
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2008-001.txt CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1102/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1102
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41275
XF krb5-kdc-code-execution(41275)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/895609
CERT-VN VU#895609
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744
VUPEN ADV-2008-1744
http://secunia.com/advisories/29423
SECUNIA 29423

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0062

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