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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2442

The gssrpc__svcauth_gssapi function in the RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.6.1 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a zero-length RPC credential, which causes kadmind to free an uninitialized pointer during cleanup.
Publish Date : 2007-06-26 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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
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 2007-05-03 2007-06-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2442 unix
DSA-1323-1 krb5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20462 unix
ELSA-2007:0562: krb5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22639 unix
HP-UX Running Kerberos, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7344 unix
RHSA-2007:0384: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070384 unix
RHSA-2007:0562: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070562 unix
The gssrpc__svcauth_gssapi function in the RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.6.1 and earlier might allow remote att... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10631 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-2007-2442

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 1

- References For CVE-2007-2442 CONFIRM
XF kerberos-gssrpcsvcauthgssapi-code-execution(35082)
VUPEN ADV-2010-1574
VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
VUPEN ADV-2007-2491
VUPEN ADV-2007-2354
VUPEN ADV-2007-2337
CERT TA07-177A
TRUSTIX 2007-0021
SECTRACK 1018293
BID 24655 MIT Kerberos Administration Daemon RPC Library Free Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-24
BID 25159 Apple Mac OS X 2007-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-08
BUGTRAQ 20070628 FLEA-2007-0029-1: krb5 krb5-workstation
BUGTRAQ 20070629 TSLSA-2007-0021 - kerberos5
BUGTRAQ 20070626 MITKRB5-SA-2007-004: kadmind multiple RPC lib vulnerabilities
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0562
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0384
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:038
CERT-VN VU#356961
GENTOO GLSA-200707-11
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
FULLDISC 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player CONFIRM
SGI 20070602-01-P CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2442

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