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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1216

Double free vulnerability in the GSS-API library (lib/gssapi/krb5/k5unseal.c), as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1, when used with the authentication method provided by the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code and modify the Kerberos key database via a message with an "an invalid direction encoding".
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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 119

- 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-2007-1216 unix
Double free vulnerability in the GSS-API library (lib/gssapi/krb5/k5unseal.c), as used by the Kerberos administration da... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11135 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
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1216

# 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-2007-1216
VUPEN ADV-2007-1916
BID 23282 MIT Kerberos Administration Daemon Kadmind Double Free Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-06-04
SECTRACK 1017852
CERT TA07-093B
CERT TA07-109A
VUPEN ADV-2007-1218
VUPEN ADV-2007-1470
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
BUGTRAQ 20070403 MITKRB5-SA-2007-003: double-free vulnerability in kadmind (via GSS-API library) [CVE-2007-1216]
CERT-VN VU#419344
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:025
SGI 20070401-01-P
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-04-19
XF kerberos-kadmind-code-execution(33413)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1216

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