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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0523

Multiple buffer overflows in krb5_aname_to_localname for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.3.3 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as root.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2004-06-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MIT Kerberos 5 KRB5_AName_To_Localname Multiple Principal Name Buffer Overrun Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:724 unix
Multiple BO Vulnerabilities in MIT Kerberos 5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:991 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in krb5_aname_to_localname for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.3.3 and earlier allow remote attackers ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10295 unix
Multiple Buffer Overflows in Kerberos 5 (krb5_aname_to_localname) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2002 unix
RHSA-2004:236: krb5 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004236 unix
RHSA-2004:236: krb5 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040236 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-2004-0523

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 1.2.2.beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application SGI Propack 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application SGI Propack 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application SUN Seam 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application SUN Seam 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application SUN Seam 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS SUN Sunos 5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Tinysofa Tinysofa Enterprise Server 1.0 U1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Tinysofa Tinysofa Enterprise Server 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 21
SGI Propack 2
SUN Seam 3
SUN Solaris 3
SUN Sunos 1
Tinysofa Tinysofa Enterprise Server 2

- References For CVE-2004-0523
BID 10448 MIT Kerberos 5 KRB5_AName_To_Localname Multiple Principal Name Buffer Overrun Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-08-05
XF Kerberos-krb5anametolocalname-bo(16268)
SGI 20040604-01-U
REDHAT RHSA-2004:236
CERT-VN VU#686862
GENTOO GLSA-200406-21
TRUSTIX 2004-0032
BUGTRAQ 20040602 TSSA-2004-009 - kerberos5
BUGTRAQ 20040601 MITKRB5-SA-2004-001: buffer overflows in krb5_aname_to_localname
SGI 20040605-01-U

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0523

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