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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3999

Stack-based buffer overflow in the svcauth_gss_validate function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library (librpcsecgss) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.2, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and some third-party applications that use krb5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and probably execute arbitrary code via a long string in an RPC message.
Publish Date : 2007-09-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-08-03 2007-09-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3999 unix
DSA-1367-1 krb5 - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18448 unix
DSA-1368-1 librpcsecgss - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20350 unix
DSA-1387-1 librpcsecgss oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18022 unix
ELSA-2007:0858: krb5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22682 unix
ELSA-2007:0951: nfs-utils-lib security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22280 unix
RHSA-2007:0858: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070858 unix
RHSA-2007:0913: nfs-utils-lib security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070913 unix
RHSA-2007:0951: nfs-utils-lib security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070951 unix
Security Vulnerability in RPCSEC_GSS (rpcsec_gss(3NSL)) Affects Kerberos Administration Daemon (kadmind(1M)) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3162 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in the svcauth_gss_validate function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9379 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3999

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 12

- References For CVE-2007-3999
XF kerberos-rpcsecgss-bo(36437)
VUPEN ADV-2008-0803
VUPEN ADV-2007-3868
VUPEN ADV-2007-3051
VUPEN ADV-2007-3052
VUPEN ADV-2007-3060
CERT TA07-319A
BID 26444 Apple Mac OS X v10.4.11 2007-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-18
SECTRACK 1018647
TRUSTIX 2007-0026
BUGTRAQ 20070906 rPSA-2007-0179-1 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation
BID 25534 MIT Kerberos 5 KAdminD Server SVCAuth_GSS_Validate Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-07
BUGTRAQ 20070912 ZDI-07-052: Multiple Kerberos Implementations Authentication Context Stack Overflow Vulnerability
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0951
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0913
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0858
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:024
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:019
CERT-VN VU#883632
GENTOO GLSA-200709-01
GENTOO GLSA-200710-01
MLIST [security-announce] 20070906 rPSA-2007-0179-2 krb5 krb5-server krb5-services krb5-test krb5-workstation

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3999

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