Double free vulnerability in the krb5_def_store_mkey function in lib/kdb/kdb_default.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.5 has unknown impact and remote authenticated attack vectors. NOTE: the free operations occur in code that stores the krb5kdc master key, and so the attacker must have privileges to store this key.
Published 2007-12-06 02:46:00
Updated 2020-01-21 15:45:33
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5972

0.91%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 83 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5972

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-5972

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-5972

  • Red Hat 2007-12-14
    This issue is not a vulnerability, for more information see http://marc.info/?m=119743235325151

Products affected by CVE-2007-5972

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