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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0957

Stack-based buffer overflow in the krb5_klog_syslog function in the kadm5 library, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and Key Distribution Center (KDC), in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code and modify the Kerberos key database via crafted arguments, possibly involving certain format string specifiers.
Publish Date : 2007-04-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-16
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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 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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-0957 unix
DSA-1276-1 krb5 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18864 unix
ELSA-2007:0095: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22677 unix
RHSA-2007:0095: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070095 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in the krb5_klog_syslog function in the kadm5 library, as used by the Kerberos administratio... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10757 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0957

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 1

- References For CVE-2007-0957
XF kerberos-krb5klogsyslog-bo(33411)
VUPEN ADV-2007-1983
VUPEN ADV-2007-1470
BUGTRAQ 20070403 MITKRB5-SA-2007-002: KDC, kadmind stack overflow in krb5_klog_syslog [CVE-2007-0957]
VUPEN ADV-2007-1250
VUPEN ADV-2007-1218
CERT TA07-109A
CERT TA07-093B
SECTRACK 1017849
BID 23285 MIT Kerberos 5 KAdminD Server Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-27
BUGTRAQ 20070405 FLEA-2007-0008-1: krb5
BUGTRAQ 20070404 rPSA-2007-0063-1 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0095
CERT-VN VU#704024
GENTOO GLSA-200704-02
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:025
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-04-19
SGI 20070401-01-P CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0957

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