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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 : 2007-04-06 Last Update Date : 2021-02-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.0
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 ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 787

- 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 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20070957 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
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-2007-0957

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
MIT Kerberos 5 1

- References For CVE-2007-0957

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-109A.html
CERT TA07-109A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-093B.html
CERT TA07-093B
http://secunia.com/advisories/24966
SECUNIA 24966
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:077
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:077
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102930-1
SUNALERT 102930
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2007/Apr/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-04-19
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305391 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/24735
SECUNIA 24735
http://secunia.com/advisories/24817
SECUNIA 24817
http://secunia.com/advisories/24786
SECUNIA 24786
http://secunia.com/advisories/24798
SECUNIA 24798
http://secunia.com/advisories/24740
SECUNIA 24740
http://secunia.com/advisories/24750
SECUNIA 24750
http://secunia.com/advisories/24785
SECUNIA 24785
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017849
SECTRACK 1017849
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23285
BID 23285 MIT Kerberos 5 KAdminD Server Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-27
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Apr/0001.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:025
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200704-02
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070401-01-P.asc
SGI 20070401-01-P
http://secunia.com/advisories/24706
SECUNIA 24706
http://secunia.com/advisories/24736
SECUNIA 24736
http://secunia.com/advisories/25464
SECUNIA 25464
http://secunia.com/advisories/24757
SECUNIA 24757
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/704024
CERT-VN VU#704024
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-449-1
UBUNTU USN-449-1
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-002-syslog.txt CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1276
DEBIAN DSA-1276
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0095.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0095
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1218
VUPEN ADV-2007-1218
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1470
VUPEN ADV-2007-1470
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1250
VUPEN ADV-2007-1250
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1983
VUPEN ADV-2007-1983
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33411
XF kerberos-krb5klogsyslog-bo(33411)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10757
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10757
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464814/30/7170/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070405 FLEA-2007-0008-1: krb5
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464666/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070404 rPSA-2007-0063-1 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464592/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070403 MITKRB5-SA-2007-002: KDC, kadmind stack overflow in krb5_klog_syslog [CVE-2007-0957]

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0957

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


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